National Zoo veterinarians aren’t sure how Moke, a 9-month-old western lowland gorilla, got injured, but the primate curator said that the little guy has a reputation for being a “bit of a daredevil.”
In a complaint filed Thursday against The Gorilla Foundation, attorneys for the Cincinnati Zoo said Ndume, a 37-year-old silverback gorilla, has lived in isolation to his detriment since Koko’s death in June.
Moke, the male western lowland gorilla, was born at the zoo over the weekend. His name means “little one” or “junior” in Lingala, a Bantu language spoken in certain areas of the Congo.
WASHINGTON — A family visiting the silverback gorilla display at a zoo got quite a scare this week when one of the animals suddenly got a burst of anger and flung himself at the family…
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