Assistant Mammal Curator Jill Katka gives an interview with Headline News about Kindi’s first year progress. Kindi and Kweli enjoy special enrichment treats for Kindi’s birthday. Watch the videos below!
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As we get ready to say goodbye to 2016, we want to thank all of you for following our updates in the Kindi’s Journey scrapbook. It has been quite an adventure for Kindi and Kweli so far, and your support … Find Out More
In honor of Thanksgiving, we wanted to say how THANKFUL we are for everyone who has been following Kindi’s Journey with us these 36 weeks! Together, we have watched Kindi grow from an orphaned infant gorilla hand raised by our … Find Out More
Kindi and her surrogate gorilla mom Kweli continue to spend time together bonding and learning about each other. While you might see them both in Gorilla Forest now and then, they still do not have a regularly scheduled daily rotation … Find Out More
A lot has happened since we last checked in and we are happy to report that Kindi has found her new gorilla surrogate mom. Meet Kweli! Kweli is a part of the gorilla family that includes Silverback Mshindi, female Paki … Find Out More
As we prepared you for in recent blog entries, Kindi is now off exhibit while she is in the process of being introduced to her gorilla surrogate in the quiet and comfort of their bedroom/off exhibit spaces. For this blog, … Find Out More
Kindi continues to be mentored by our Gorilla Care Staff as she continues to explore areas, sounds, sights and smells throughout Gorilla Forest. With Kindi’s new digs and the introduction to her new family looming, she is spending lots of … Find Out More
Thus far, after hours Kindi has been living in Gorilla Forest in a dedicated nursery space specifically designed to meet the needs of a newborn gorilla. This space included a small mesh door, called a ‘howdy door’ adjoining the gorillas’ … Find Out More
That’s right… it’s time to play! The dictionary defines play as to “engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.” While scientists and animal behaviorists can’t say exactly why animals play, they believe the … Find Out More