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Killing of gorilla to save boy at Ohio zoo sparks outrage

29/05 22:25 CET

Killing of gorilla to save boy at Ohio zoo sparks outrage

By Barbara Goldberg (Reuters) - The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape's enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials called the decision to use lethal force a tough but necessary choice. More than 2,000 people signed a petition on Change.org that sharply criticized the Cincinnati Police Department and the zoo for putting down the…

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