Pittsburgh Zoo Blames Child's Mauling Death on Mom

Maddox Derkosh, 2, was mauled by a pack of African painted dogs in November 2012.
0:30 | 09/12/13

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The Pittsburgh zoo is pointing its finger at a dead toddler's mother saying she is to blame for the boy's death after he was mauled in -- exhibit. The two year -- mother had lifted him up for a better view of the wild African dogs exhibit back in November. That's when he fell over a four foot fence and into the animal's enclosure. The -- says his mother shouldn't be allowed to sue arguing negligence and carelessness caused her own son's death. Her lawyer argues the zoo should've taken more safety precautions and called the -- position dead wrong.

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