World’s Oldest Gorilla, Ozzie Dies At 61

The world’s oldest male gorilla, Ozzie is dead. He was found dead by his care team in his habitat at Zoo Atlanta on Tuesday. According to the Zoo, Ozzie’s cause of death is not yet known. He exhibited decreased appetite last Thursday and the Animal Care and Veterinary Teams were providing him with supportive care to encourage him to eat and drink. Over the past 24 hours, the teams had been treating him when he presented symptoms including facial swelling, weakness, and inability to eat or drink.   “This is a devastating loss for Zoo Atlanta. While we knew this

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