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Kaley Cuoco Criticizes Cincinnati Zoo For ‘Senseless’ Killing Of Gorilla

Kaley Cuoco is criticizing the Cincinnati Zoo after their workers shot and killed one of their gorillas to save a child who fell into the animal’s enclosure over the weekend.

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The actress said she thought the killing of Harambe, a 17-year-old endangered gorilla, was “senseless.” (RELATED: Kaley Cuoco’s Version Of A Baseball Uniform Will Blow Your Mind)

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“Another senseless horrendous animal being killed over people not using their brains,” Cuoco wrote on Instagram. “If you watch the footage, you see this gorgeous animal holding that child’s hand.”

“Do with that ,what you will. As sad as this makes me, a part of me is happy for that amazing creature doesn’t have to live in captivity another day.” (RELATED: The Real Reason Kaley Cuoco Is Getting Divorced Is Shocking)

“I’m sure I will get tons of backlash (per usual). Bring on the hate!!!!”