Punish Man Who Reportedly Placed Child Inside a Zoo’s Rhino Enclosure

Target: Leo Oosterweghel, Director of Dublin Zoo

Goal: Ban a man from the zoo after he reportedly placed a child inside of a rhino enclosure to take photos.

A picture showing a child standing inside of a rhino enclosure has gone viral. A man reportedly placed the child inside of the enclosure to take pictures. Demand that the Dublin Zoo immediately ban this man from entering the park for the safety of the animals.

The photo, posted on Twitter by architect Ciaran Ferrie, shows the young boy standing on a boulder inside of the rhino enclosure. A man stands outside of the fence holding the boy’s hand. The description states that the boy stood in the enclosure for nearly 20 minutes while the man took pictures.

Several recent incidents of children inside zoo enclosures have resulted in the death of the child, the animal, or both. Sign below and demand that the Dublin Zoo immediately ban this man from ever entering the park again.


Dear Director Oosterweghel,

A man reportedly placed a child inside of a rhino enclosure at the Dublin Zoo. Photos show the child standing on a boulder directly inside of the fence. Take a stand for the safety of your animals and visitors and ban this man from the zoo for life.

Recently, a very special gorilla was killed in order to protect a child who wandered into his enclosure. Two lions were also killed when a suicidal man entered their space. How many animals have to die before something is done to protect them?

We demand that this man be banned from the zoo for life for placing a child in the rhino enclosure.


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Photo Credit: violetagk

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