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Donald Trump Says Cincinnati Zoo Made a 'Very Tough Call' in Killing Gorilla: 'They Probably Had No Choice'

Donald Trump Says Cincinnati Zoo Made a 'Very Tough Call' in Killing Gorilla: 'They Probably Had No Choice'

Originally posted 05/31/2016 12:00PM

Donald Trump is backing the Cincinnati Zoo's controversial decision to shoot and kill gorilla Harambe in order to save a little boy who fell into his enclosure over the weekend.

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Kaley Cuoco Says Cincinnati Zoo Gorilla Never Should Have Been Killed: 'You See This Gorgeous Animal Holding That Child's Hand'

Originally posted 05/31/2016 08:50AM

  Kaley Cuoco is joining the chorus of voices speaking out against the killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend after a 4-year-old boy fell into its enclosure. Cuoco's statement comes as an eyewitness account of the gorilla's violent behavior has emerged.

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'King Kong' Gorilla Dragged 4-Year-Old 'Like a Raggedy Ann Doll' Before Zookeepers Killed It, Witness Says

Originally posted 05/31/2016 08:45AM

An eyewitness of a 4-year-old's fall into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday say that the boy told his mother he "wanted to swim with the gorilla" as she was preparing to leave the exhibit with a female companion and multiple young children.

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Family of 4-Year-Old Boy Who Climbed Into Zoo Pen Thanks Staff for Making 'Difficult Decision' to Shoot Gorilla

Originally posted 05/30/2016 02:15PM

The family of the 4-year-old boy whose fall into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday led to the animal being shot dead has issued a statement thanking the zoo staff for their "quick action."

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Mom of 4-Year-Old Who Climbed into Zoo Pen Defends Herself from Backlash After Zookeepers Killed Gorilla

Originally posted 05/30/2016 11:15AM

The mother of the 4-year-old boy who slipped into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday – which led to the animal being shot dead – has hit back against online critics who are criticizing her parenting.

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Gorilla Shot and Killed at Cincinnati Zoo After Boy, 4, Slips into Gorilla Enclosure

Originally posted 05/29/2016 09:35AM

The Cincinnati Zoo's 17-year-old gorilla Harambe was shot and killed on Saturday after a 4-year-old boy slipped into his enclosure, according to a statement on the park's website.

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WATCH: Philadelphia Zoo Debuts Four Adorable Baby Lemurs – and They're Already Making Mischief

Originally posted 04/30/2016 05:00PM

[YOUTUBE "7i3PvGtkkuU"] The Philadelphia Zoo recently welcomed four baby lemurs and they had their big debut on Friday.

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Zoo Tiger Befriends Goat Meant to Be His Dinner

Originally posted 11/29/2015 03:10PM

We all play with our food sometimes, but rarely does it become our best friend.

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Wild Week Recap: Cats Drop in on G20 and Other Surprise Animal Appearances

Wild Week Recap: Cats Drop in on G20 and Other Surprise Animal Appearances

Originally posted 11/21/2015 03:30PM

It was a big week for creatures popping up in places they weren't really supposed to be

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Jackass Star Steve-O Sentenced to 30 Days Behind Bars Following SeaWorld Protest

Jackass Star Steve-O Sentenced to 30 Days Behind Bars Following SeaWorld Protest

Originally posted 10/07/2015 06:35PM

Steve-O is getting locked up.

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