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Burgers' Zoo is a 45-hectare zoo located in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and is one of the biggest animal parks in the country. The zoo is member of important associations such as EAZA or WAZA and is home to about 10.000 animals of 500 different species, including both land and sea animals. Their first gorilla was Robbie, a male that came to the Burgers' Zoo is March 1959 directly from Africa. The first baby gorilla to be born at this park was an aborted baby by Bebe (currently at Rostock) in Agusut 1988, but the following year, in January 1989, Dian was born to parents N'diki and Francois and was raised succesfully.

Their gorillas facility has a great big outdoor prairie with a completely natural envioroment and with a part of big and high trunks to allow gorillas to climb. The indoor bedroom is a big square where gorillas can stay in cold days and where they are able to enjoy of ropes, gateways and other toys as enrichment.

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Burgers' Zoo keeps a reproductive group of 12 gorillas (silverback Bauwi):

BAUWI

N'GAYLA

NIMBA

MAKOUA

N'AIKA

NAKOU

NUKTA

N'HASA

N'KATO

MADIBA

N'IRALE


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SHATILLA


Family Tree (Genealogical Chart):

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