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Biographies

Gorillas of the San Francisco Zoo
 

Gorillas of the San Francisco Zoo from the beginning of the study, March 1989, to the present. Click on name for photos and further information about each gorilla.

NAME  

SEX  

LIFESPAN

Bwana  

male  

1958 - 1994

Pogo  

female  

1958 - 2006

Kubie  

male  

1975 - 2004

Bawang  

female  

1980 -

Zura  

female  

1981 -

Shango  

male  

1989 - (transferred 2004)

Barney  

male  

1993 - (transferred 2004)

Nneka female 1998 -
Oscar Jonesy male 1981 -

 

About the San Francisco Zoo gorilla environment and about enrichment for the gorillas

 

- Dr. Joanne Tanner

- Charles Ernest

 

Publications

SF Zoo Gorillas

 

- Environment

- Enrichment

- Bwana

- Pogo

- Kubie

- Bawang

- Zura

- Shango

- Barney

- Nneka

- Oscar Jonesy

- Monifa

- Hasani

 

Gorilla Gestures Intro

     

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