Skip to comments.HOSP GOES APE OVER TINY TOT: (German) DOCS HEAL GORILLA IN THEIR MIDST
Posted on 07/03/2007 3:45:48 PM PDT by lowbridge
Beaten by her father, neglected by her mother, 6-week-old gorilla Mary Zwo seemed destined for tragedy - until kindhearted doctors who normally treat human patients fell for the tiny beauty of a beast.
The ailing ape began receiving emergency treatment for dehydration and hypothermia over the weekend after her plight was discovered, German hospital officials said.
She was whisked to the pediatric ward of the Muenster University Clinic in Stuttgart after zookeepers found her semiconscious and near death in the arms of her mother.
And to the relief of her handlers, Mary Zwo, or Mary Two in English, was finally released back to the zoo yesterday, European news agencies reported. The first Mary was killed last year by another gorilla at the Muenster Zoo.
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she is soooo sweet.
The compassion of these hospital staff is touching.
Cute baby, only problem is that she will most likely grow up to be a democrat!
After they fixed her, they threw her back to the...er...gorillas???
Well, I find the gorilla revolting. But the puns in the headlines were wonderful. True NY Post, the only surviving US newspaper with memorable headlines.
Knut, the polar bear, mentioned in the same article.
No they`re not. Gorilla babies don`t grow up into Democrats and support Gorilla hunters.
"Remind me to thank the Pelosi and Reid Gorillas for their encouragement on me killing Dr. Zaius."
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