For the first time in decades, there are baby gorillas at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. Follow their progress here as they grow, through the work of Chapel Hill Photographer Windy Sawczyn
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
In Which Our Curious Gorilla Boys at the NC Zoo Investigate a Venomous Snake
Yes, that's a copperhead and yes, Apollo, our beloved nine month old gorilla sat on it. This is worst thing to happen at the zoo since his big brother Bomassa escaped one night. Oh wait, that Bomassa escape story was a complete April Fools fib. This encounter with the copperhead wasn't any joke. Details in our regular blog post on Thursday.