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Harambe Case

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Alexandrecom Inu

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It was awful for the child, the parents, Harambe, the zoo, the keepers and the public.
The Mother, Michelle Gregg
Justice for Harambe.

If Harambe want to kill the boy, he could killed him in seconds.

“The death will have a vast impact on the entire troop. They’re like human families, you can’t replace Harambe with another male. There’s a sense of love and bonding and the entire troop will be destroyed
August-September 2016
Ethics Team 3
Scandal in Cincinnati Zoo
Harambe intention.
Harambe Case

10-minute encounter with Harambe, a 450-pound gorilla !
Three-year-old boy
Isiah Gregg
crawled through 4 ft of bushes and then fell 15 ft into a moat of shallow water.
May 28, 2016
-Jane Goodall, Primatologist
-Has 4 children

-Works in Little Blossoms Academy preschool

-She is trusted and appreciated by the mothers of the kids in the school
A similar incident took place in 1986 when a five-year-old boy fell into a gorilla enclosure at Jersey Zoo. On that occasion, Jambo, a massive male silverback, protected the child, who had suffered head injuries during the fall.

Binti Jua, who gently picked up an unconscious boy who had fallen into her enclosure and cradled him in her arms before carefully handing him over to Brookfield Zoo keepers?
Jane Goodall
Gisela Kaplan
Professor in Animal Behaviour in the Centre for Neuroscience and Animal Behaviour.

A prolific writer of over 250 research articles, she has so far also written 20 books, some jointly with Prof. Lesley Rogers. Prof. Kaplan is contributor to many prestigious events and research publications concerned with animal behaviour, specifically primatology

Jane Goodall

Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 55-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.
What she thinks about it.
At first she said that it looked as though the gorilla was putting an arm around the child.

But later issued a longer explanation in an interview with the president of the International Fund for Animal Welfare, concluding that the zoo had
NO choice but to kill Harambe.
What she thinks about it.
“Usually a child is not a threat,”

“The silverback would’ve understood that it was a defenceless small child. They would not normally attack, they are not an agreessive species (and) in the wild I’m certain the boy wouldn’t have been killed.”

“If he was going to attack he would’ve warned him first. The first thing they do is charge and beat their chests and as far as I know that didn’t happen.”

Prof Kaplan said Harambe likely moved the boy away from the screaming crowd of people because of the noise.

Other options...
This could not be used because as it is a 450 lb animal, the tranquilizers would just take too long to make effect. Harambe would have been stressed and may harmed the boy.
His carer could have helped
Jerry Stones
"I could go in the cage
with him and he would not attack me."

"I'm not going to comment on it. I wasn't there."
What would YOU have done?
CNN, Harambe, Cecil: Why we mourn animal deaths so intensely, June 2, 2016
Gorilla Numbers, Berggorilla & Regenwald, November 2015.
Animal behaviour expert says silverback gorilla Harambe was not trying to harm "defenceless" child. DR. Gisela Kaplan , 30 May 2016

Gorilla Pays With His Life for Others’ egligence PETA, (MAY 29, 2016)
Lack of negligence
Jane Goodall, Official web page. Information about animal and help.
PETA says Harambe's death is an example of 'captivity taking an animal's life',Marais Jacon-Duffy May 29, 2016
Leading Primatologist Frans de Waal Weighs in on Controversy Surrounding Harambe, Gorilla Shot at Zoo, Frans De Wall, May 30, 2016
Zoo´s killing of gorilla holding a boy prompts outrage. New York Times. Retrieved May 31, 2016.

Ruth Vanessa Baeza Elizalde A01631158
Frederic Alexandre Cominu Salazar A01227548
Marco Orozco A01227249
Salvador Pulido Gudiño A01328123
José Pedro Rojo Valdés A01224918

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