Growing up Gorilla

Growing up Gorilla

How A Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

Book - 2019
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This heartwarming true story chronicles what happened after a mother gorilla gave birth for the first time and then walked away from her newborn baby at Seattle's Woodland Park. The dedicated staff worked tirelessly to find innovative ways for mother and baby to build a relationship. The efforts were ultimately successful, as baby Yola bonded with her mother and the rest of the family group.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781541542402
Branch Call Number: J599.884 M4714G 2019
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm


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WINNER of the 2020 Washington State Book Award for Books for Young Readers.

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