The Cincinnati Zoo has welcomed a baby gorilla born nearly four weeks ago at a Texas zoo.
Cincinnati Zoo officials say the female baby gorilla arrived Friday. The baby was being hand-reared by keepers at the Texas zoo because her mother displayed a lack of maternal care.
The zoos agreed it was best to relocate the baby to the Cincinnati Zoo where two female gorillas are available to serve as potential surrogate mothers.
One of the Cincinnati Zoo's most famous residents has died.
The zoo says an endangered Sumatran rhino that fathered the first Sumatran rhino calve born in captivity in more than a century died Monday.
The rhino named Ipuh had fathered three calves since 2001, the most ever in captivity.
The zoo estimates that Ipuh was at least 33-years-old and believes he was one of the oldest Sumatran rhinos on record.
Sumatran rhinos are seriously threatened by loss of habitat and poaching. Fewer than 200 live in Indonesia and Malaysia today.
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