Child mauled to death by African painted dogs at Pittsburgh Zoo11/5/2012
A 3-year-old boy was mauled to death at the Pittsburgh Zoo today after falling into an African painted dog exhibit. The child fell over a railing and into the endangered dogs' enclosure, prompting a frantic effort to save the boy. Officials were able to clear some of the eleven-strong pack from the exhibit, but could not save the victim from the other dogs, one of whom was shot dead during the attack. The incident is under investigation by police and zoo authorities, and the facility is closed until further notice. [Source]
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