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Ape at Zoo Boise rejected by its mother is being raised by humans
| Monte Stiles
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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TOPICS: Local News; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Science
KEYWORDS: ape; boise; humans; rejected; zoo
posted on 04/30/2007 8:40:09 AM PDT
Didn’t the enviro-weenies call for the death of Knut the polar bear after a similar rejection?
posted on 04/30/2007 8:42:50 AM PDT
(Enoch Powell was right.)
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.
posted on 04/30/2007 8:52:32 AM PDT
(<--- "Crazy Aunt" Conservative)
posted on 04/30/2007 8:54:54 AM PDT
LOL... took me a minute to figure that out. But Helen is long past child-bearing age anyway.
posted on 04/30/2007 8:59:14 AM PDT
(The GOP is to DemonRats in politics as Michael Jackson is to Jeffrey Dahmer in babysitting.)
posted on 04/30/2007 9:19:25 AM PDT
("The arrogance of ignorance is astounding" NVA 4/22/07)
posted on 04/30/2007 9:59:11 AM PDT
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