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Pittsburgh zoo removing deck where boy fell

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Zoo is removing an observation deck from which a 2-year-old boy fell before he was fatally mauled by wild African dogs in an exhibit below, a district attorney said Thursday.

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. met with zoo leaders and toured the exhibit for about two hours before issuing a statement confirming the platform’s removal.

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