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Murdering Harambe the gorilla is a sign of God’s love for Isaiah and mankind

by | 30th, May 2016

Harambe gorilla For a brief period, Harambe, the 400lb silverback gorilla, had a playmate in his Cincinnati Zoo pen. Harambe dragged his pal, a four-year-old boy who had fallen into the enclosure, to his feet and then showed him around for ten minutes. The boy called for his “mommy”. From above, his mother replied, “Mommy’s right here. Mommy loves you.”

Deciding that a huge gorilla was not a suitable playmate for the young child, zookeepers thought it best to shoot Harambe dead. So they did. The boy was taken to hospital, where he is said to be in a “serous condition”.

On twitter, Brian May the Queen guitarist, was keen to know more, asking,”Why was the gorilla murdered?” It turns out that May is more moralist than zoologist, ending his question with a series of statements, “No trial no reason. No excuse. Who will prosecute?”

We’d suggest kangaroo court, of which May seems to be a founding member.

Others are less antagonist. The Daily Star says the the gorilla was shot to save the child, who will “make a full recovery”.

The Sun says the “28stone” gorilla was trying to protect the child. And it could be argued he was doing a better job of it than the aforementioned “neglectful”

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