Boy, 2, Dead After Mauling at Pittsburgh Zoo

The 2-year-old boy mauled by African painted dogs Sunday fell over the railing on which his mother put him to view the wild animals at the Pittsburgh Zoo, police said. The boy died after falling 14 feet into the exhibit, said Barbara Baker, director of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Barker said it's unclear whether the boy died from the fall or from the attack. Zoo officials tried firing darts to scare the dogs away from the child, but the animals, which are pack hunters, did not...Full Story
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