Gorillas in Our Midst: The Story of the Columbus Zoo Gorillas

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Ohio State University Press, 1997 - Nature - 199 pages
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Gorillas in Our Midst chronicles the characters and events that have made the Columbus gorilla program world renowned. From the brutal capture of the zoo's first gorillas in the rain forests of Africa to the birth and mother-rearing of a fourth generation of offspring, author Jeff Lyttle takes the reader through the triumphs and tragedies of a captive gorilla program that is on the leading edge of the effort to preserve the endangered western lowland gorilla.

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"I never really realized how important Columbus was/is in gorilla captivity and breeding. Go us!" - Marie, Outreach Associate Reserve a library copy! Read full review

Review: GORILLAS IN OUR MIDST: THE STORY OF THE COLUMBUS ZOO GORILLAS

User Review  - Marie Corbitt - Goodreads

This wasn't the most exciting book ever, but I wasn't really expecting it to be. That being said, it was very interesting to read about Columbus's gorillas. I never really realized how important Columbus was/is in gorilla captivity and breeding. Go us! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Gorilla Bill
11
The Celebrity Newborn
33
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Jeff Lyttle is a Graduate of the Ohio State University and Has Worked as a Professional Writer and Corporate Communicator for More Than Twelve Years. He Has Written for Several Popular and Industry Newspapers, Newsletters, and Magazines.

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