Louisville Zoo's Injured Baby Gorilla Will be Moved to Columbus

by Stephanie Crosby The baby gorilla who was severely injured at the Louisville Zoo in April is recovering well but she must be moved to a zoo in Ohio to complete her recovery. Recently named Misha, the three-month-old suffered serious injuries, including the amputation of part of her left leg, in a family skirmish in […]

PHOTOS: Zoo Welcomes Baby Gorilla

One of the Louisville Zoo’s gorillas gave birth over the weekend. Twenty-year-old western lowland gorilla Mia Moja went into labor and delivered on Saturday. Zoo director John Walczak says the two of them have been so inseparable, it’s been difficult to determine the baby’s gender. “Mom is clinging on to the baby,” says Walczak, “and that’s […]

Zoo Officials Announce Baby Gorilla is on the Way

Louisville zoo officials are expecting just the second gorilla birth in the zoo’s history in late March. Twenty-year-old Mia Moja is pregnant with her second offspring. The baby gorilla’s father is also a resident of the Gorilla Forest, 22-year-old Mshindi. General Curator Steve Wing says Mia hasn’t shown any pregnancy symptoms that are common to […]