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Police are investigating after a video of a man slapping a hippo's butt at a Los Angeles zoo went viral

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Los Angeles Police Department has launched an investigation after a viral video showed a man climbing over a barrier to slap a hippopotamus.
New signs have been posted warning visitors against interaction with the animals held in captivity.
The case is not being investigated as one of animal cruelty, but instead as a case of trespassing.
Police have become involved after a video showed a man slapping a hippopotamus on the behind at a Los Angeles Zoo, where officials have posted new signs warning visitors against interaction with the animals held in captivity.
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When an injured police officer couldn't make it to his son's first day of school, his entire squad went instead - and the adorable video is going viral

When an injured police officer couldn't make it to his son's first day of school, his entire squad went instead - and the adorable video is going viral

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia was shot in the line of duty and remains in a coma.
Since he couldn't be there for his son Kaleb's first day of kindergarten, his entire squad escorted him to school.
The Orlando Police Department posted a video on Facebook and people got emotional.
Orlando Police Officer and father of two Kevin Valencia was shot and critically injured while responding to a domestic violence call .
Two months later, he is still in a coma and remains unconscious as his five-year-old son Kaleb starts kindergarten. See the rest of the...
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