Cincinnati Zoo Reopens Gorilla Exhibit Where Boy Fell Into EnclosureThe Cincinnati Zoo reopened its gorilla exhibit with a higher, reinforced barrier installed after a boy got into the exhibit and was dragged by a 400-pound gorilla, which was then shot and killed.
No Charges Against Mother Of Boy Who Fell Into Gorilla ExhibitHamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said the child's mother had three other children with her, and she was attending to them when the 3-year-old "just scampered off.''
Fast Facts: Should Mother Be Charged In Son's Encounter With Gorilla? The killing of a 400-pound gorilla to save a little boy who had slipped into the animal's enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo has triggered outrage, second-guessing and a police investigation into whether the youngster's family did anything wrong.
Police Investigating Parents Of Boy Who Fell Into Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla EnclosurePolice said Tuesday they are investigating the parents of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and had to be rescued by a team that shot the 400-pound animal to death.
LISTEN: Mike Francesa Goes On Furious Rant About Cincinnati Zoo Gorilla IncidentFrancesa voiced his outrage over people who have argued that workers at the Cincinnati Zoo should not have fatally shot a gorilla who was with a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into an enclosure.
Witness: Little Boy Told His Mom He Was Going To Go In Zoo's Gorilla EnclosureKim O'Connor, who shot the video, said she saw the boy and his mom before he climbed through the public barrier at the zoo.