Columbus Zoo reveals name of unexpected baby gorilla

in Animals/Local News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — An infant born unexpectedly in July from a gorilla initially believed to be a male at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium finally has a name.

Kwame the gorilla made her name debut on Tuesday on the Columbus Zoo’s social media pages. The Kvamme family, one of the zoo’s long-time donor families and advocates, chose her name, which means “quiet ruler” in Swahili or “teacher” in Hausa, and has a special ring to the family.

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