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DALLAS ZOO MOURNS LOSS OF TIMBO THE GORILLA

The Dallas Zoo today announced the passing of long-time resident Timbo, Western lowland gorilla. Timbo was 49, the eldest of the Dallas Zoo’s great apes, an advanced age for a gorilla. She was the eight oldest gorilla in a North …



WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 9TH ANNUAL FEATHERS, FUR & SCALES PHOTO CONTEST

Animals sporting feathers, fur, and scales were all represented among the winners of the Dallas Zoo’s annual photography contest. Kerry Kirpach won the grand prize with a close-up shot of an elephant’s tusk, which will be permanently exhibited on Zoo …