Skip to comments.Ape at Zoo Boise rejected by its mother is being raised by humans
Posted on 04/30/2007 8:40:06 AM PDT by bedolido
The female baby - a type of ape called a gibbon - was born April 9. BOISE, Idaho - The first ape ever born at Zoo Boise is being hand-raised by humans and is gaining weight, after being rejected by its mother. The unnamed female baby -- a type of ape called a gibbon -- was born April 9 and weighed half a pound, but is now up to three-quarters of a pound, zoo director Steve Burns said. Her mother rejected her five days after she was born, Burns said.
The female baby - a type of ape called a gibbon - was born April 9.
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Didn’t the enviro-weenies call for the death of Knut the polar bear after a similar rejection?
Seems to me like a lot of zoos prefer to take the babies away from their mothers and hand raise them.
Kind of sad, really.
LOL... took me a minute to figure that out. But Helen is long past child-bearing age anyway.
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