Petition calls for changing ‘Cincinnati Bengals football team name to ‘Cincinnati Harambes’

Petition calls for changing ‘Cincinnati Bengals football team name to ‘Cincinnati Harambes’
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An online petition wants the Bengals to change their name to the “Cincinnati Harambes.”

More than 1,000 people have signed the petition on Change.Org to name the team after the Cincinnati Zoo’s gorilla that was killed after a little boy climbed into the gorilla enclosure in May.

The man who started it says the Cleveland Browns named their team after a former coach who made a great impact on their city, so why can’t the Bengals do it as well in honor of a hero who made an impact on their city too?

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