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Feb 20 Two Baby Gorillas Moka and Nikumba

Two Baby Gorillas Arrive at National Zoo

 

Two Baby Gorillas Arrive at National Zoo

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Year: 
1955
Month: 
february
Day: 
20
Date: 
Sun, 1955-02-20

The National Zoological Park receives two baby gorillas (Gorilla gorilla). The male,  Nikumba, fifteen months, and female, Moka, twenty months, were flown from French Equatorial Africa to Europe and then to the United States. They are the first gorillas in the Zoo since 1932.