Harambe

The Cincinnati Zoo has completed renovations on a new fence around the Gorilla World exhibit after a beloved silverback gorilla was shot and killed when a boy fell into the moat.

The zoo erected a 42-inch tall fence around the exhibit to replace the old 3-foot fence that surrounded the exhibit for years.

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The search continues for a 7-year-old boy apparently lost in a wooded area in Japan. More than 150 police and rescue workers combed a wooded area searching for the boy on Mount Komagatake, the northern-most of Japan’s four main islands.

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Deonne Dickerson Michelle Gregg

Animal lovers continue to vent their outrage at Cincinnati Zoo officials over the senseless murder of an endangered gorilla on Saturday.

The incident unfolded Saturday morning when a precocious 4-year-old boy crawled under a railing, over some rocks and through some bushes before dropping 10-12 feet into the Gorilla World Exhibit.

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Famed zookeeper Jack Hanna backed the Cincinnati Zoo’s decision to shoot and kill beloved gorilla Harambe after a 4-year-old boy either jumped or fell into an enclosure Saturday.

“I’ll bet my life on this, that child would not be here today,” Hanna told WBNS-TV on Monday.

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