Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
The Mayor of Pittsburgh is calling for changes at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium following the mauling death of a young boy over the weekend when he fell into an exhibit.
A local teacher and mother is reaching out to help the family of the boy who was killed after falling into an exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
The Pittsburgh Zoo has reopened two days after a toddler was mauled after falling into an exhibit with wild dogs. There are somber reminders of the tragedy throughout the zoo.
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium reopens its doors Tuesday morning for the first time since late Sunday morning when a 2-year-old boy fell into an animal exhibit and was mauled by a wild pack of dogs.
For those who were also at the African Painted Dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on Sunday, the death of a 2-year-old boy was an unimaginable sight. One they will never forget.
Friends of Elizabeth Derkosh, the mother of the 2-year-old boy who died after falling into the African Painted Dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, say they want people to have more compassion regarding what happened at the zoo on Sunday.
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium was inspected over the summer and accredited by a national organization in September. But inspectors will now be back, in light of the accident that left a little boy dead over the weekend. It’s a step that’s required. Meanwhile, zoo officials are considering the future of the exhibit.
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