Baby Gorilla http://wvxu.org en Gladys gets a peek at her new home http://wvxu.org/post/gladys-gets-peek-her-new-home <p>Just in time for "Zoo Babies" at the Cincinnati Zoo, the three-month-old Western Lowland gorilla named Gladys got to explore her new home for the first time in public Tuesday.</p><p>Kate&nbsp;Olukalns, Zoo Wild Encounters Coordinator, says over the course of the next few months, Gladys will be gradually introduced to the other gorillas, including several potential mother surrogates.</p><p>Currently, Gladys is being handled by a team of keepers who bottle-feed her and interact with her while wearing fur suits to encourage the idea of bonding with other gorillas.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:06:29 +0000 Jim Nolan 11995 at http://wvxu.org Gladys gets a peek at her new home Fur company helps Cincinnati Zoo baby adapt http://wvxu.org/post/fur-company-helps-cincinnati-zoo-baby-adapt <p>The Cincinnati Zoo's baby gorilla could have an easier time adapting to zoo workers in the nursery&nbsp;now that they&nbsp;are wearing&nbsp;more realistic fur vests and coats.</p><p><a href="http://fabulousfurs.com/">Donna Salyers' Fabulous Furs</a> is providing faux fur vests and coats designed to make zoo handlers more realistic surrogates for baby <a href="http://www.wvxu.org/post/zoo-names-baby-gorilla" target="_blank">Gladys</a>. The tiny gorilla will learn to hang on to the furry outfits while&nbsp;in the nursery.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:57:18 +0000 Ann Thompson 10305 at http://wvxu.org Fur company helps Cincinnati Zoo baby adapt Zoo names baby gorilla http://wvxu.org/post/zoo-names-baby-gorilla <p>The Cincinnati Zoo has named its newest arrival.&nbsp; This is from the Zoo's announcement today:</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:07:21 +0000 Mark Heyne 9802 at http://wvxu.org Zoo names baby gorilla Baby Gorilla comes to Cincinnati Zoo http://wvxu.org/post/baby-gorilla-comes-cincinnati-zoo <p></p><p style="text-indent: 0.5in; margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%">This Baby Gorilla arrived at the Cincinnati Zoo today on a private flight.&nbsp; The four week old was born at the Glady Porter Zoo in Brownsville, TX.&nbsp;</p><p style="text-indent: 0.5in; margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 150%">&nbsp;</p> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 02:52:59 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 9549 at http://wvxu.org Baby Gorilla comes to Cincinnati Zoo