Beloved hippo Gustavito dies after beating in El Salvador zoo
00:35, Mar 1, 2017
Copyright 2015 All rights reserved. This material can't be published, transferred, copied or redistributed.
He was moved to El Salvador 13 years ago.
"We're used to seeing the dead every day", a Salvadoran street vendor told The Associated Press.
Zookeepers said in a news conference they noticed last Tuesday the hippo, named Gustavito, behaving strangely. Even in El Salvador, a country that has experienced widespread gang violence and averaged 14 murders per day last year and 10 per day so far this year, the unsuspected and senseless beating death of "Gus" has provoked outrage. To put all that in perspective, it was a momentous occasion when El Salvador went 24 hours without a single killing in mid-January.
When the war ended in 1992 many of them returned home, taking the LA gang culture with them.
Others likened Gustavito's death to that of Harambe, the gorilla who was famously shot and killed in Cincinnati zoo previous year, prompting global outrage and a deluge of memes and over-the-top celebrity tributes.
"We didn't know they had killed Gustavito and were surprised when we arrived and the gate was closed".
Zoo staff tried to save Gustavito, but he died of his injuries on Sunday evening, the AP reported. Mr. Henriquez identified these objects as metal bars, knives, and rocks, some evidence of which was found in the hippo's enclosure.
A fatal attack on a hippopotamus in El Salvador's main zoo has caused uproar.
Also, VP John Douglas Field sold 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 10th. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link .
In grainy surveillance footage, the women appear to smear something onto Kim's face before walking away in separate directions. For example, Saddam Hussein is believed to have used VX nerve agent on Kurdish citizens of Iraq in the 1980s.
The Ukrainian magnate backed Yanukovych's successful 2010 election campaign, which saw him go on to expand his business interests. One of the destinations for the titanium was IL , leading to Firtash and five business partners facing charges in the U.S.
The Kings next game will come on Monday on the road against the Calgary Flames with either Quick or Bishop in net. The Los Angeles Kings acquired goalie Ben Bishop in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Military police have entered the airport and taken over the runway amid fierce clashes with IS militants, AP reported. The dense urban environment will likely force Iraqi soldiers to leave the relative safety of their armored vehicles.
Negotiations may be at a standstill and, with expansion of the settlements, a two-state solution may be in dire straits. There are some things that everyone seems to have an opinion about - like the weather and the two-state solution.
Iraqi government forces last month captured eastern Mosul and have now launched an offensive on the western side. One Iraqi colonel leading the operation tells the BBC that western Mosul "is where the real fighting starts".
Looking ahead, for fiscal 2017, the company expects net interest margin to be greater than 2.70 percent, before impact of MBNA. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 63 ($0.78) per share, for a total transaction of £119,070 ($148,355.35).
For the three-month period, Wal-Mart today announced revenue rose 3 percent, on a constant currency basis, to $133.6 billion. After this transaction, the insider's stake stands at 1,578,741,940 shares, with a market value of $109517328378.
Americans rank near the bottom of the list, with life expectancies at 80 years for boys born in 2030, and 83 years for girls. Researchers say that's because, among rich countries, the USA has the highest rates of homicide and mother and child deaths.
Ghanaians rescued as SA Xenophobic attacks worsen
The pan-African parliament, which is the legislative arm of the African Union now has its headquarters in Midrand, South Africa. Others reportedly looted shops that are owned by foreign nationals. - Fresh round of xenophobic attacks erupts in South Africa.
Verizon to begin pilot 5G in 11 U.S. cities by mid-year
The company announced Wednesday a plan to rollout the next-generation network to select customers in 11 cities across the U.S. This implementation of 5G technology leverages the close collaboration with Verizon's 5G Technology Forum (5GTF) partners.
Trump bashes news media, defends start of administration
Congressional Republicans, meanwhile, continue to stonewall any investigation of Russia's influence over the Trump administration. His spokesman Sean Spicer said he wasn't aware of any such contacts and panned the Times report for relying on "unnamed sources".
UPS tests van-top delivery drone
When the drone is docked, it's charging up to make a quick jaunt from the truck on the street to the customer's front door. Using a drone to deliver one package as the driver delivers another would reduce travel time and emissions.