Mexican zoo shocked after beloved gorilla dies

Silverback gorilla Bantu at the Chapultepec zoo in Mexico City in 2014Mexico City's zoo was in shock Thursday after its beloved male gorilla died as veterinarians prepared to transport him to another city to mate with two females. The 224-kilo (493-pound) western lowland gorilla, who would have turned 25 in September, provided one of the main attractions of the capital's vast Chapultepec zoo. Some 20 doctors and experts from the two zoos were involved in the effort to transport him.

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July 8, 2016 1:43 am

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