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