The Fort Worth Zoo is a zoo in Fort Worth, Texas, USA that was founded in 1909 with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits. The Zoo now is home to 5000 native and exotic animals of 435 species and has been named in the top 10 zoos in the United States. The Fort Worth Zoo hosts the Turtle Survival Alliance. It was founded in 2001 as an IUCN task group to help stabilize populations of Asian fresh water turtles. In May and September 1956 the two first gorillas were imported to this zoo. They were a couple called Mike and Connie. At the moment, no gorillas were born at Fort Worth Zoo.

Fort Worth Zoo keeps currently seven gorillas in two groups:

GROUP 1:

ELMO

JACKIE

WINIFRED

AYANA

AUGUSTUS


GROUP 2:

RAMSES I

AMANI



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