2017 GORILLA NEWS
- Timu (Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo) gave birth on January 18th 2017 to a male baby sire by Tambo (name: OMA-17-01).
- Kigali (Sedgwick County) gave birth on February 22nd 2017 to a baby sired by Matumaini (name: SED-17-01).
- Dian (Frankfurt Zoo) gave birth on March 2nd 2017 to twin babies sired by Viatu (names: FRA-17-01 & FRA-17-02).
- Gwet (Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabárceno) gave birth on March 22nd 2017 a baby sired by Niky (name: CAB-17-01).
- Bebac (Cleveland Metroparks), died on January 6th 2017. Cause of death: heart disease.
- Colo (Columbus Zoo and Aquarium), died on January 17th 2017. Cause of death: heart attack.
- Josephine (Zoo Miami) died on January 18th 2017. Cause of death: terminal illness; euthanized.
- Tamarilla (ZooParc de Beauval) died on February 10th 2017. Cause of death: chronic inflammatory syndrome.
- Kisiwa (Apenheul Primate Park) was moved in January 2017 to Safaripark Beekse Bergen.
- Kumili (Zoo Leipzig) is expecting in 2017. Sire is Abeeku.
- Dian (Zoo Frankfurt) is expecting soon. Sire is Viatu.
- Macy B (Riverbanks Zoo) is expecting in May 2017.Sire is Cenzoo.
- Kira (Philadelphia Zoo) is expecting in early summer 2017. Sire is Motuba.