TITLE

What's NEW At the Zoo?

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;9/8/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the birth of a gorilla at Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. The baby was born to Sukari, a female, and Taz, a male silverback gorilla.
ACCESSION #
22179940

 

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