Zoo Euthanizes Flamingo After Child Hits It With Rock

Published on 23 May 2019, 19:13
A zoo in Illinois zoo was forced to euthanize one of its flamingo after being hit by a rock thrown by an elementary school student.
The Miller Park Zoo told the Bloomington Pentagraph newspaper, that a child accidentally injured a flamingo “by skipping a rock into the habitat.”
According to HuffPost, the rock broke the flamingo’s leg.
“This was a truly unfortunate accident, and we are working with the juvenile’s family to move forward.” Jay Tetzloff , director of Miller Park Zoo
According to CentralIllinoisProud.com, the zoo was home to 25 flamingos before Monday’s death.

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