Chuck Siegel

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Dallas Zoo's Other Jenny, the World's Oldest Captive Gorilla, Is Dead at 55

    On May 8, Jenny, a western lowland gorilla at the Dallas Zoo, celebrated her 55th birthday "by munching down a four-layer frozen fruit cake and banana leaf wrapped treats," as the Associated Press noted. Jenny's birthday was significant, as she was the world's oldest gorilla in captivity. And, at th ... More >>

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Chick Fillet

    Life in the food chain includes a stop at Dallas' children's zoo

  • News

    April 1, 1999

    Hercules unchained

    Many mistakes were made the day a 340-pound gorilla got loose at the Dallas Zoo. One keeper almost paid for them with her life. But should the deputy zoo director have paid for them with his career?