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Parents sue zoo over boy’s mauling death

Lawsuit: Zoo aware of kids being lifted

May 24, 2013
By Joe Mandak (The Associated Press) , The Altoona Mirror

PITTSBURGH - The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better.

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