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Kindi’s Journey: July 13, 2017

Kindi and Kweli continue to delight guests visiting Gorilla Forest. 16-month-old Kindi is still inseparable from surrogate mom Kweli. The two are often seen sitting together in the upper areas of indoor habitats, enjoying the vegetables and fruits they’ve gathered … Find Out More

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Week 28: Kindi’s New Mom

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

Week 16: It’s Playtime!

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

Week 14: Getting Mobile

So what happens when an infant gorilla starts getting more active and mobile? At her current weight of 7 pounds 15 ounces, Kindi is getting strong enough to scoot around. She’s not not quite crawling and pulling herself up on … Find Out More

Gorilla Baby

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Zoo Keepers name gorilla baby and Zoo announces limited viewing as well as Baptist Health Partnership. The Louisville Zoo’s Gorilla Forest zoo keepers have been dedicating days and nights to caring for the premature baby gorilla born in March. In recognition of their devotion and tireless caretaking… Find Out More