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'Gorillafication' in sight for abandoned baby primate at Ohio zoo

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    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Zookeepers wearing gorilla suits have helped rear an endangered abandoned baby gorilla in Ohio so she can join an adult group. The 16 human surrogates have spent three months feeding, nurturing and gently introducing the baby, Kamina, to adult female gorillas, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden said on Saturday. Kamina, a Western lowland gorilla, came to ... More...