Pittsburgh zoo, family trade blame in toddler’s mauling death case

By Jonathan Barnes PITTSBURGH (Reuters) – The family of a 2-year-old boy mauled by African wild dogs at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium shot back on Thursday at claims made in court filings by zoo officials this week that the mother’s negligence led to the fatal incident. Maddox Derkosh was fatally mauled on November 4, 2012 at the zoo’s now-closed African wild dogs exhibit when he was lifted by his mother above a railing to get a better view, lurched forward and fell. …

September 13, 2013 2:35 am

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