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Jabari

(File photo.  Credit: Phila. Zoo)

Mouth Injury Apparent Culprit in Death of Philadelphia Zoo’s Gorilla

Citing necropsy results, zoo officials say it was an accute bacterial infection that killed Jabari, one of their iconic gorillas.

09/06/2013

(File photo.  Credit: Phila. Zoo)

Jabari, Gorilla At Philadelphia Zoo, Dies At 28

The Philadelphia Zoo has announced Jabari, a 28-year-old male western lowland gorilla, died Friday afternoon.

08/09/2013

(Kira, the Philadelphia Zoo's new western lowland gorilla, explores her new surroundings.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Zoo Gets a Female Gorilla For Its Endangered Species Breeding Program

Kira, a female western lowland gorilla, was brought here to the Philadelphia Zoo from the Franklin Park Zoo, in Boston.

07/10/2013