Hacked electronic traffic sign in Dallas says ‘Gorilla deserved it’

FILE - This June 20, 2015 file photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden shows Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, who was fatally shot Saturday, May 28, 2016, to protect a 3-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit. When the 400-pound gorilla grabbed the 3-year-old boy, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn't police but a specially trained zoo staffer on one of the many dangerous-animal emergency squads at animal parks around the country. (Jeff McCurry/Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden via The Cincinatti Enquirer via AP, File)

FILE – This June 20, 2015 file photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden shows Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, who was fatally shot Saturday, May 28, 2016, to protect a 3-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.  (Jeff McCurry/Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden via The Cincinatti Enquirer via AP, File)

CBSDFW tweeted a photo of a Texas Department of Transportation traffic sign Sunday morning that had been hacked to say “Gorilla deserved it.”

Changed over night, the Dallas sign is located on Cedar Springs and seems to be a reference to the shooting of a 400-pound gorilla named Harambe at the Cincinnati Zoo in May. The gorilla was fatally shot by zoo authorities after a 3-year-old boy fell into its enclosure.

Apparently, that’s not the only case of hacked signs in Dallas lately. To read more about the numerous signs that are being changed around the city, go here.

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