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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 )

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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 (87)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 10:34 am
May God bless and protect them always.

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:01 am
Thanks Cher

Connie O (44)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:10 am
I wish them well and hope all works out for a wonderful long life.

Malgorzata Z (200)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:18 am
Mam nadzieję, że będą szczęśliwi.

Laurie B (94)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:20 am
Thank you Cher, I hope for a happy & successful new life for them!

Julie E (405)
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 A (371)
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

Kathryn 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 (160)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 2:57 pm
I hope they will be able to survive. Thanks.

Muriel Servaege (53)
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 K (1688)
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.

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

Inge Bjorkman (202)
Monday June 24, 2013, 12:41 am
Wish them good luck in the jungle.

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 (235)
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 (490)
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 (817)
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 (54)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 10:43 am
A good news :)))) Thanks Cher.
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