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U.S. police to look into shooting of zoo gorilla






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U.S. police are looking into the killing of Harambe the gorilla. Zookeepers shot him after a four-year-old boy fell into his cage. Harambe pulled the boy through water for ten minutes. Visitors worried about the boy's safety. Others said the gorilla was protecting him. Zookeepers shot Harambe to keep the boy safe.

Animal rights groups are angry. They say zookeepers should have made Harambe sleep. Zookeepers said this would take too long. Over 300,000 people signed a petition. They blame the boy's mother for Harambe's death. The mother said: "We are quick to judge how a parent could take their eyes off their child."

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