CINCINNATI – A petition has been started on Change.org to rename the Cincinnati Bengals.
The petition is titled ‘Rename the Cincinnati Bengals to the Cincinnati Harambes in honor of Harambe.’
Harambe, a gorilla, was killed back in June after a child climbed into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. He was killed because zoo officials were worried he would harm the toddler.
The petition currently has 19,600 signatures.
“The Cleveland Browns named their team after a former Coach who made a great impact on their city so why cant the Bengals do it as well in honor of a hero who made an impact on their city too!”