CINCINNATI, OH - JUNE 2: Flowers lay around a bronze statue of a gorilla and her baby outside the Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit days after a 3-year-old boy fell into the moat and officials were forced to kill Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland silverback gorilla June 2, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The exhibit is still closed as zoo officials work to upgrade safety features of the exhibit. (Photo by John Sommers II/Getty Images)
Sunday marked the one-year anniversary since the death of an animal that inspired one of the internet's greatest memes: Harambe. In 2016, a 3-year-old boy fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincin...
The 49-year-old gorilla suffered from long-term health problems.
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At least 2016 gave us quality memes!
Prosecutors will not file criminal charges against the mother of the 3-year-old boy whose fall into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo last week prompted authorities to shoot the endangered ani...
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I have nothing but sympathy for the poor mother, so I was stunned to read comment after comment on Facebook condemning her for not keeping her son safe. What?
Regardless of how you feel about whether zoos should exist, they do, and a large part of their income comes from families with children. Instead of blaming parents or zookeepers, what about coming up with a solution?