Latest News – Harambe The Gorilla Was Holding Hands With Boy

1. June 2016 - By Patricia J. Herring

You’ve probably seen the news about Harambe the gorilla. He was shot dead when a small boy fell into his enclosure. The incident has caused a lot of controversy. Some people blame the zoo for not having sufficient fencing to stop the boy getting in, others are blaming the parents for not keeping a close eye on their child.

This new footage though makes it all rather sad. It appears that Harambe and the boy were holding hands.


The zookeepers thought the boy was in danger and made the decision to shoot Harambe


People are now thinking that the gorilla was actually protecting the boy

Animal rights activists are outraged


There has been an outpouring of rage and grief


People are leaving flowers for Harambe