Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, was fatally shot May 28 to protect a 3-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit. When the 400-pound gorilla grabbed the 3-year-old boy, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn’t police but a specially trained zoo staffer on one of the many dangerous-animal emergency squads at animal parks around the country.
Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, was fatally shot May 28 to protect a 3-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit. When the 400-pound gorilla grabbed the 3-year-old boy, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn’t police but a specially trained zoo staffer on one of the many dangerous-animal emergency squads at animal parks around the country. Jeff McCurry Associated Press
Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, was fatally shot May 28 to protect a 3-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit. When the 400-pound gorilla grabbed the 3-year-old boy, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn’t police but a specially trained zoo staffer on one of the many dangerous-animal emergency squads at animal parks around the country. Jeff McCurry Associated Press

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