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Firefighters' gift helps aging zoo apes

Discussion in 'Yahoo News: Zoos' started by RSS, 26 Aug 2014.

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    Primates at the Oregon Zoo are now relaxing in hammocks made from about 2,000 feet of decommissioned fire hose donated by the Clackamas Fire District. Primate keepers Colleen Reed and Scott Jackson wove the hose into hammocks, which are now being used by 54-year-old orangutan Inji and gibbons Phyllis ... More...