Gorilla Is Shipped to California for Breeding

Associated Press

The Cincinnati Zoo on Tuesday shipped 10-year-old Ndume, a 250-pound gorilla that is native to central and western Africa, to California in hopes that he can father other Western lowland gorillas. He is to be paired with Koko, a 20-year-old female at the Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, Calif., for breeding.

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