Crisis Management Cincinnati Zoo under criticism for killing endangered gorilla The organization’s team shot the 17-year-old ape after a young boy got through barriers and fell into the animal’s habitat. Many are criticizing the decision. By Beki Winchel@bekiwekiMay 31, 2016 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.