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Hold Tight Son, We're Flying Home: The Inspiring Story of One Man's Mission to Return a Gorilla Family From An English Wildlife


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

CherAway
- 765 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Tomorrow, a courier company will pick up one of its stranger deliveries from a quiet corner of rural Kent. The package is a family of nine western lowland gorillas: a 30-year-old silverback called Djala, his four mates and their four infants,



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Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 9:55 am
Thank you! :)
 

. (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 10:12 am
I would assume this transport has already happened. Enjoy your new life ...
 

Ruth C. (274)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 10:34 am
May God bless and protect them always.
 

Patricia H. (442)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:01 am
Thanks Cher
 

Connie O. (46)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:10 am
I wish them well and hope all works out for a wonderful long life.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (185)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:18 am
Mam nadzieję, że będą szczęśliwi.
 

Laurie B. (101)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:20 am
Thank you Cher, I hope for a happy & successful new life for them!
 

Julie E. (375)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 12:27 pm
I hope it all works out the way it is planned. I would love to be able to watch the Gorilla's when they come out of the cages, seeing their reactions to a new life, watching with excitement. Thank you Cher! I enjoyed reading this.
 

Christeen Anderson (635)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 12:40 pm
This is great news. I wish them all well. Thank you for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 1:11 pm
Wonderful! Love stories like this!
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 2:31 pm
good news, thanks Cher
 

Kathy Niell (112)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 2:34 pm
I hope everything works out well. I've read too many stories about gorillas being poached to feel completely comfortable about these magnificent beasts being released to the wild, but I respect Aspinall's reasons for doing so. Go safely, gorilla family!
 

Birgit W. (156)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 2:57 pm
I hope they will be able to survive. Thanks.
 

Muriel Servaege (55)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 3:55 pm
Thank you, Cher. It seems to be a piece of great news. Let's wish them well!
 

Barb Knight (1698)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 4:01 pm
I hope they made it safely back to the jungle. Thnx Cher!!
 

janet f. (29)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 5:01 pm
God bless this man. He is truly a savior for animals. I hope these gorillas thrive and have the great lives they so desperately deserve. Please keep us updated.
 

. (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 10:59 pm
Great story. Noted Thanks Cher
 

Inge Bjorkman (169)
Monday June 24, 2013, 12:41 am
Wish them good luck in the jungle.
Love
 

Sam E M. (0)
Monday June 24, 2013, 3:50 am
We can only applaud this initiative and hope that the gorillas will adapt quickly and, more importantly, remain safe from hunters and poachers.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday June 24, 2013, 8:09 am
I know of this park its in the county where i live I never realised they had so many Gorillas there
Good luck to them in their ventures and i do hope all the Gorillas stay healthy and safe there As he says it could go horribly wrong I hope not and hope sometime they put an update in the media as surely for a little while they will have to be there and see they settle down


noted thanks
 

Ruth M. (252)
Monday June 24, 2013, 9:28 am
Noted I wish there were more people/organisations like this - we sure need them!!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Monday June 24, 2013, 2:59 pm
Good news.
 

Dianne D. (471)
Monday June 24, 2013, 9:11 pm
Godspeed and I hope this is the best for this family.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday June 24, 2013, 9:50 pm
Good news.
 

Laurie H. (802)
Tuesday June 25, 2013, 7:47 pm
I would love to hear updates on this beautiful heartwarming story!!! I wish them "Godspeed" & will say a prayer for life to be good for them all.~~~Thanks so much!!!~
 

Sara P. (72)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 10:43 am
A good news :)))) Thanks Cher.
 
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