Parents Settle Pittsburgh Zoo Lawsuit In Mauling Death The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo.
Zoo Reaches Settlement With USDA Over Boy’s DeathThe Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will pay the U.S. Department of Agriculture $4,550 as part of a settlement over an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into an exhibit of wild African dogs.
D.A. Looking Into Court Papers Addressing Safety Concerns At Pittsburgh ZooThe District Attorney’s office says it’s now looking into warnings about the safety of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s African painted dogs exhibit.
Court Papers Say There Were Concerns About Zoo's African Painted Dogs ExhibitA Pittsburgh Zoo safety committee had concerns about a wild African dogs exhibit but the zoo didn't make any changes before a 2-year-old boy fell into the pen last year and was mauled to death by the animals, his parents' lawyers say in court filings that cite committee meeting minutes.
Report: Zoo Attorneys Say Mother Was At Fault For Son's Mauling DeathAttorneys for the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium are blaming the mother of the child who was mauled to death by a pack of African Painted dogs.
Parents Sue Pittsburgh Zoo Over Mauling DeathThe parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall have sued the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better.
Pittsburgh Zoo Giving Away Painted Dogs In Wake Of TragedyThe African Painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo have not been on display since a tragic accident that resulted in a child being mauled to death in November.
Zoo To Make Changes After Boy's DeathThe Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is removing the observation deck from the African Painted Dogs exhibit following the tragedy last month that left a 2-year-old boy dead.
Zoo Exhibit Platform To Be RemovedThe district attorney visited the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium today, as part of his investigation following the death of Maddox Derkosh last month.
D.A. Will Not File Charges Against Mother In Zoo TragedyThe Allegheny County District Attorney said he will not pursue criminal charges against a woman whose son was killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium earlier this month. However, District Attorney Stephen Zappala said he is investigating possible criminal negligence against the Zoo.
Zoo Featuring Dogs That Killed Boy In New CalendarThe Pittsburgh Zoo is featuring the animals that fatally mauled a 2-year-old boy earlier this year on the March page of its 2013 calendar.
Mauling Victim’s Grandfather Says Family Is Coping Day By DayIt's been three weeks since the death of 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh, the little boy who fell into the African Painted Dogs exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. The city has watched and grieved with the family, but hasn’t heard from the family until now.