Gorillas http://wunc.org en Two Young Gorillas Must Leave NC Zoo, Here's Why http://wunc.org/post/two-young-gorillas-must-leave-nc-zoo-heres-why <p></p><p>This fall the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro will ship its five gorillas away.&nbsp; The decision was made after a recommendation from the members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Gorilla Species Survival Plan.&nbsp;</p><p>Here’s the problem—wild gorillas exist in groups that include one male, two or three females and their offspring.&nbsp; Two baby male gorillas were born at the North Carolina Zoo this fall, Apollo and Bomassa, and all was well.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 19:05:39 +0000 Phoebe Judge 36430 at http://wunc.org Two Young Gorillas Must Leave NC Zoo, Here's Why N.C. Zoo's Baby Gorillas Celebrate First Birthday http://wunc.org/post/nc-zoos-baby-gorillas-celebrate-first-birthday <p>Baby gorillas Bomassa and Apollo, who were born at the North Carolina Zoo, have reached a milestone: their first birthdays.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Avery Kleinman 19871 at http://wunc.org N.C. Zoo's Baby Gorillas Celebrate First Birthday UPDATE: NC Zoo's Third Baby Gorilla Born In 11 Months Dies http://wunc.org/post/update-nc-zoos-third-baby-gorilla-born-11-months-dies <p>UPDATE: The North Carolina Zoo <a href="http://nczoo.org/animals/gorilla/index.html">announced on Wednesday that the baby gorilla born to mother Acacia has died</a>. They say that the cause is uncertain, although it is possible that the mother may have accidentally rolled over onto the the infant in her sleep.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 18:14:19 +0000 Laura Candler 18620 at http://wunc.org UPDATE: NC Zoo's Third Baby Gorilla Born In 11 Months Dies