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Oklahoma City Zoo welcomes newborn gorilla

The Oklahoma City Zoo’s newest gorilla was born Thursday morning and is doing well, zoo staff said. Its sex has not yet been determined.

BY MATT PATTERSON Published: February 16, 2013
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Before he died last summer, Bom Bom left behind one final surprise for the Oklahoma City Zoo staff.

During a move between enclosures in late May or June, Bom Bom, a male gorilla, was with one of the zoo’s female gorillas long enough to inseminate her, zookeepers said.

After a nine-month...

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