Should parents of child who climbed in gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, causing Harambe to be killed, be held criminally responsible for the child’s behavior in the death of a critically endangered species?

Myrtle Beach, SC, Orlando, FL June 13, 2016

 Myrtle Beach Correspondent-Let me start by saying I’m not a parent so you can take my opinion with a grain of salt. That being said this is probably not a case of a “bad mother” more-so a case of “bad-judgment” or lack of common sense.

It is said that the small boy had expressed his desires to get close to the gorilla and even expressed his desires to enter the enclosure. So… why didn’t she place the child in a stroller and strap him in? Why didn’t she decide to leave? Why didn’t she decide to carry the boy? Well, I’m not her I can’t say why these things didn’t happen. All I can say is anyone with common sense would have done any of them. Continue reading