Topeka Zoo Staff Safe After Gorilla Escape


Aggressive training for such a scenario is practiced repeatedly, according to Wiley. He said that while Tiffany is a hand-raised gorilla, and bonds better to people than other gorillas, it’s difficult to determine the degree of threat she posed to staff while being out of her environment.

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City to Pay Cost of Fire Demolition

Morgan Duncan

The initial reason cited for immediate demolition of the house was structural deterioration, due to the imminent danger of collapse. Upon further review, the structure was demolished due to the “hot spots” that remained inside and were inaccessible. A hot spot is a very hot and dry area where a fire has been burning, or is likely to ignite.

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