A sympathy card lies at the feet of a gorilla statue outside the Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati zoo where a male gorilla named Harambe was killed, for fear he would hurt a young boy who had fallen into his enclosure. Photo: AP

Blame the ugly tradition of zoos for Harambe the gorilla’s killing

Eleni Panagiotarakou says there is simply no justification for keeping wild animals captive, following the shooting at Cincinnati zoo that has stirred public outrage

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A sympathy card lies at the feet of a gorilla statue outside the Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati zoo where a male gorilla named Harambe was killed, for fear he would hurt a young boy who had fallen into his enclosure. Photo: AP
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