Harambe-the gorilla who paid with his life for human negligence

Harambe, a western lowland silverback gorilla was shot dead by Cincinnati zoo officials to ‘’rescue’’ a 3-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla’s enclosure.

They could have diverted Harambe’s attention and  rescued the boy, or they could have  tranquilized him, instead the park officials chose to shoot and kill.

The gorilla did nothing other than  protecting the child the whole time,  but was misunderstood by the authorities who had no clue about primate behaviour.

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