Sunday’s African dogs death not first incident at Pittsburgh zoo | Reduction

Sunday’s African dogs death not first incident at Pittsburgh zoo

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PITTSBURGH A toddler’s tragic mauling death by African painted dogs on Sunday was not the first time the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium rain into problems with the same exhibit. CBS Pittsburgh affiliate KDKA-TV reports that last May, nine dogs escaped by digging out of their main enclosure. They ended up in a backup enclosure where zoo staff quickly corralled them. Officials told the station the dogs were never out roaming the zoo, but they still took the precaution of moving about 200 visitors into nearby buildings. An African painted dog / KDKA The three-year-old boy died this past weekend when he fell about 14 feet off a deck into the African painted dogs exhibit, where the dogs then pounced the boy and mauled him.

People:

Barbara Backer

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.164598

Baker

Overall Sentiment: 0.507647

Relevance: 0.161796

Sentiment Quote
0.244073 “It’s a hard thing to have the ability to have animals on display and to keep everybody safe – the visitors, the animals,” Baker said. …
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: 0.244073
  • Mean: 0.244073
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731

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Additional Info:

Facility: Pittsburgh Zoo

Overall Sentiment: 0.0268734

Relevance: 0.925683

City: PITTSBURGH

Overall Sentiment: -0.242116

Relevance: 0.322507

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Sunday’s African dogs death not first incident at Pittsburgh zoo

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Months before toddler died after fall into exhibit, animals had crawled out of enclosure and visitors had to be relocated

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  • african painted dogs
  • barbara baker
  • Pittsburgh
  • pittsburgh zoo
  • ppg aquarium

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~ by vandal3di3go on December 7, 2012.