Marineland attributes deaths of two deer to activist-triggered stampede
From Niagara This Week:
Marineland has temporarily closed its deer park after officials say two people intentionally caused the animals to stampede Saturday, resulting in the deaths of two deer.
In a news release issued Sunday, the tourist attraction said “we are deeply disturbed by the shocking incident.”
“This has never happened before and our guests have always, as a general rule, behaved responsibly in the deer park,” the statement read. “We are all upset by this terrible act against innocent animals. In order to protect our animals, we are closing the deer park to make modifications to prevent this type of incident from ever happening again.”