BRONX ZOO ORG Apologizes for 1906 Racism … PUT AFRICAN MAN IN MONKEY CAGE

More than 100 years too late, the Bronx Zoo is apologizing for its horrific treatment of Ota Benga, a Central African man, who was actually on display in the zoo’s monkey house … with an orangutan. The Wildlife Conservation Society — the organization that runs the zoo — is formally apologizing for the 1906 imprisonment and caged display of Benga for one week. The WCS says … “We deeply regret that many people and generations have been hurt by these actions or by our failure previously to publicly condemn and…

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