Child Mauled By African Painted Dogs At Pittsburgh Zoo

Officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium confirm a little boy was mauled to death today after falling into the African painted dog exhibit.

A police officer shot and killed one of the exhibit’s 11 dogs.

The zoo’s president says the child, who was about 3 years old, fell over a railing and off of a mesh barrier where the painted dogs were on display.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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