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Saturday, June 07, 2014

Loro Parque employee shot with tranquilizer dart in gorilla enclosure

Mardi Gras Drinking Gorilla

Veterinarian Mistakenly Shoots Zoo Employee in Gorilla Suit

Strange cases of mistaken identity and other monkey business

There is still some confusion over the incident, which happened on Monday just after 11.30am, because it appears that the police, who are an integral part of the protocol for the training exercise, were not aware that they were being called to a simulacrum rather than a real event. If the vet was the victim of the same lack of information, this could explain the error, and the reported confusion of an employee in a gorilla suit, but Loro Parque itself says that it was pure accident and no-one was in a gorilla suit in the first place.

Loro Parque employee shot with tranquilizer dart in gorilla enclosure

 

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