After the Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed Harambe the gorilla, the mother of the child is speaking out.
Michelle Gregg’s son somehow ended up in the gorilla pit at the Cincinnati Zoo. Within moments, first responders shot and killed Harambe the gorilla, which sparked outrage around the world.
In a Facebook post, Gregg praised God for her child’s safety.
“God protected my child until the authorities were able to get to him. My son is safe and was able to walk away with a concussion and a few scrapes … no broken bones or internal injuries,” she wrote. “As a society we are quick to judge how a parent could take their eyes off of their child and if anyone knows me I keep a tight watch on my kids. Accidents happen …”
The child fell into the zoo enclosure last week. The zoo’s first responders shot and killed Harambe the gorilla as the animal neared the child.