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NBC Evening News for Monday, May 30, 2016
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(Studio: Thomas Roberts) Report introduced.

(Cincinnati, Ohio: Blake McCoy) The outrage over the slain silverback gorilla Harambe at the Cincinnati Zoo reviewed; scenes shown of Harambe grabbing a toddler by the ankle; details given about the social media petition urging that the mother of the child be charged with negligence; mother’s Facebook post quoted; animation shown. [Cincinnati Zoo director Thane MAYNARD†- defends the zoo's decision to kill the gorilla.] [Wildlife biologist Jeff CORWIN†, animal rights activist Anthony SETA†- comment.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, Thomas;
McCoy, Blake
Duration:
00:02:50

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