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Wild dogs maul boy to death after fall from railing at Pittsburgh zoo

One of the Pittsburgh zoo's African painted dogs.

Like many young visitors to the zoo, the boy may simply have wanted a better look. But his mother's decision to hoist the two-year-old onto the railing surrounding the exhibit of wild dogs turned out to be a fatal one.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 4:29am

Patient better

PITTSBURGH: The world's second recipient of a baboon liver was showing signs of improvement, a week after his operation, but was still in critical condition, doctors said. The 62-year-old man has asked not to be identified.

18 Jan 1993 - 12:00am

Transplant fear

PITTSBURGH: Physicians have conducted a biopsy to try to find out why a baboon liver transplanted into a 62-year-old man was not performing as expected. The unidentified recipient has not regained full consciousness since the 131/2-hour operation, which ended last Monday.

16 Jan 1993 - 12:00am