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Great Ape Collection in America's Zoos

Discussion in 'United States' started by cloudedleopard, 27 Sep 2014.

  1. cloudedleopard

    cloudedleopard Well-Known Member

    13 Jul 2014
    Land of Liberty
    I am listing the great ape collections (as of 2014) for every zoo that I have visited. List great ape collections for zoos.
    Cleveland- gorillas, orangutans
    Toledo- gorillas, orangutans
    Columbus- gorillas, bonobos, orangutans
    Cincinnati- same as Columbus
    Detroit- chimpanzees, gorillas
    Erie- orangutans
    Pittsburgh- gorillas, orangutans
    National Zoo- same as Pittsburgh
    San Diego Zoo- gorillas, bonobos, orangutans
    Brookfield- gorillas, orangutans
    Lincoln Park- chimpanzees, gorillas
    None: Lake Farmpark (Kirtland, OH), Akron, Natl Aquarium, Shedd Aquarium, OC Zoo, Santa Ana, SeaWorld, Reptile Zoo, AIRM, Living Desert
  2. JVM

    JVM Well-Known Member

    1 Nov 2013
    Chicago, USA
    Someone at Brookfield's Information Booth once told me they had a few Bonobos living off-exhibit at Tropic World. Take it with a grain of salt.

    Milwaukee County Zoo in Wisconsin has orangutans, bonobos and gorillas.