Zoo keeper Emily Pugh welcomes Bristol Zoo's latest arrival, a young orphan gorilla on September 19 2008 in Bristol, England. The youngster, called Kera, has moved to Bristol Zoo from a specialist ape nursery in Germany where she had been hand-reared while living alongside other young gorillas. At four-years-old Kera was old enough to leave the nursery and a new home needed to be found for her. Bristol Zoo Gardens was chosen as the best place for her because it has the facilities for an...Read Full Story
Gorillas are apes, not monkeys. They usually live in tropical forests in Africa at a wide range of elevations. They live either in the mountains, or in the lowlands and are herbivores.