Tag Archives: Western Lowland Gorilla

Happy Birthday, Colo!

December 22 is a day that has a long list of historical significance. Some of these events include Ludwig van Beethoven premiering his Fifth Symphony at the Theater an der Wien, Vienna in 1808; the Lincoln Tunnel opening to traffic … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Training Program for Medical Procedures Improves Animal Welfare

 Western lowland gorillas at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium are part of an innovative training program to teach them to voluntarily participate in echocardiograms. Countless hours of training by animal care staff have led to gorillas at Omaha‚Äôs Henry … Continue reading

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