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Precious Indeed, as New Arrival Renews Hope for Species


Animals  (tags: animals, gorilla, primates, big apes, baby gorilla, zoo animals, zoos, conservation, protection, GoodNews, wildanimals, endangered, AnimalWelfare )

Yrna
- 1314 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
SHE is the apple of her mother's eye, but she is also a small step in the survival of her species. The 10-day-old Western Lowland gorilla, named Kipenzi - Swahili for "Precious One" - appeared in public for the first time yesterday at Taronga Zoo.



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Laura H. (881)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 5:00 pm
Awww....
what a pretty little girl!
Welcome to the world Kipenzi-may you live a long and peaceful life.
 

Marti Williams (170)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 5:04 pm
Thanks Yrna....I hope it works...
 

Robert G. (3)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 5:17 pm
A bright spot for today
 

. (0)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 5:44 pm
thx & noted, yrna & yes, it does give hope as this little sweetie will carry the future of lowlands with her & the others!
 

Healthshots reminder (202)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 8:47 pm
Thanks
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 9:10 pm
Thank you Yrna. Noted.
 

Susan S. (191)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 9:11 pm
Thanks for the encouraging and hopeful news that the international breeding programs are showing some success.
 
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