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2008-10-15 15:00:15

Big changes are nothing new for the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. First came the creation of a brand new water park, Zoombezi Bay. Then a new ride area, Jungle Jack's landing.

2008-09-07 12:00:13

By Associated Press DALLAS -- The oldest gorilla in captivity, a 55-year-old female named Jenny, has died at the Dallas Zoo -- her home for more than half a century, a spokesman said. Zoo officials decided to euthanize Jenny on Thursday night because of an inoperable tumor in her stomach.

2008-09-06 18:00:16

By LINDA STEWART BALL By Linda Stewart Ball The Associated Press DALLAS The oldest gorilla in captivity, a 55-year-old female named Jenny, has died at the Dallas Zoo - her home for more than half a century, a spokesman said Friday.

2008-08-20 21:00:25

The first gorilla to raise her babies at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has died, officials at the Ohio zoo said. The Columbus Dispatch reported the zoo announced Jumoke's death Wednesday.

2008-07-27 12:00:32

By Tim Feran, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 27--Once a month, Home & Garden visits a central Ohioan's home to peek at the room most readily associated with his or her line of work or play.

2008-07-06 18:00:20

By Kathy Lynn Gray, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 6--He calls himself the "third J," right behind Jerry and Jack. "If my name was Mark, it wouldn't work," jokes Jeff Swanagan, the new executive director of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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2008-02-12 14:10:00

Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have released the first known photographs of gorillas performing face-to-face copulation in the wild.


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