My two cents worth.

It seems as though everybody has had something to say about the incident at the Cincinnati zoo, so I might as well add my two cents worth. There was only one winner in that sad situation: the little boy is okay. I can just imagine the vitriol that would have been handed out to the zoo and the parents if the gorilla had lost control and killed the lad. It’s incredibly sad that the gorilla died; especially considering how endangered his species is. And, the sadness was heightened when we learned that the zoo had just celebrated his 17th birthday, the week before. This was a well-loved animal. I could weigh up the pros and cons of the zoo’s decision to kill him. Should they have tried to tranquillize him? Should a zoo keeper have tried to intervene?...

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