Photo: Krefeld Zoo
In the German city of Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, shot a gorilla who was injured during a fire in the monkey. This publication reports the Daily Mail.
The male gorilla and a female orangutan, which was saved from the fire, received severe burns. Veterinarians have euthanized a female orangutan, but couldn’t cope with the gorilla. Came to the aid of a police officer, with the permission of the authorities shot the animal with a pistol-a machine gun.
The monkey broke out on new year’s night for the Chinese lantern that landed at the city zoo. The fire killed more than 30 animals, including five orangutans, 48-year-old male gorilla, chimpanzees and some other monkeys, and also birds and bats.
Blamed for the fire I think the three women in Krefeld, celebrated the New year. 60-year-old woman and her adult daughter found out about the fire on the news, they came to the police and admitted that they launched Chinese lanterns near the zoo. They face a fine or imprisonment for up to five years.
According to the head of the criminal police of Krefeld Hoppmann Gerda (Gerd Hoppmann), all three women give the impression of a very responsible and reasonable people. He called them the recognition daring, and added that they fear retribution.
In Germany banned Chinese lanterns.
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