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After Gorilla Killing, Changes Ahead for Zoos

The largest association of zoos and others are hoping to learn from recent incidents that led to the shooting deaths of a gorilla and two lions.

June 1, 2016
11:01 AM EDT
Photo: Unidentified male gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo before the May 28, 2016, incident. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Amur leopard at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, 2007. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Visitors at the Chilean National Zoo in Santiago, Chile. Credit: Jorge Barrios, Wikimedia Commons