Flickr user: Dallas1200amMaybe you heard: On Saturday, Tufani, a 19-year-old female gorilla at the Dallas Zoo, got out of her holding area at the 2-acre Jake L. Hamon Gorilla Conservation Research Center. It was nothing as dramatic as the Jabari rampage in '04, which prompted PETA to demand the U ... More >>
Photos by Spike JohnsonDallas Zoo executive director Gregg HudsonToday, Tufani sat in the shade of the south gorilla habitat at the Dallas Zoo half-reclined, peacefully peeling an orange, seemingly unaware of the gaggle of media looking on from a zoo-approved observation point. It was a far cry f ... More >>
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?