Gorillas

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Philadelphia Zoo Announces Successful Emergency Gorilla Birth

After 24 painstaking hours, Kira was still in labor at the Philadelphia Zoo. Staff had noticed that the 17-pound Western lowland gorilla was in the […]

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It’s Official: The Zoo’s Baby Gorilla Has a Name

With overwhelming interest and participation in naming our newborn gorilla, the global community has voted to name the newborn “Amani” honoring an orphaned gorilla at […]

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The Philadelphia Zoo Says You Can’t Name Its New Gorilla Harambe

When the Philadelphia Zoo debuted its new baby Gorilla in late August, it enlisted the help of social media to pick her name. The people spoke. Harambe, they said. […]

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Philadelphia Zoo Debuts New Baby Gorilla

Aww! The Philadelphia Zoo today unveiled its new baby gorilla to the public. If you can believe it, this baby animal is pretty cute. The […]

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After Cincinnati Gorilla Killing, Philly Zoo Vows to Review Protocol

The Philadelphia Zoo will hold a meeting to review safety procedures following the incident at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden this past weekend, Andy Baker, the zoo’s […]

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PHOTOS: Gorilla Treeway Opening This Weekend at Philadelphia Zoo

The latest addition to Philadelphia Zoo‘s Zoo360 program, an initiative that seeks to get visitors up close and personal with the animals like they’ve never […]

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Zoo Acquires New Stud Gorilla, All 432 Pounds of Him

The Philadelphia Zoo recently acquired a silverback gorilla, Motuba, in a breeding deal with the Henry Doorly Zoo of Omaha, Nebraska. It was set up […]