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Deaf gorilla feeling right at home at Columbus Zoo

Posted by 4starshost.com on January 29, 2013

Oliver finally has a family — and a partner. After a life spent hopping from one home to another, the 23-year-old deaf gorilla has successfully established a home and a harem at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

 

Oliver, a 23-year-old gorilla, has been at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium since 2009. Keepers say his deafness has proved to be no barrier to his socialization.

 

Read more: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/01/28/hes-feelingright-at-home.html

 

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