Help the gorillaOctober 24th, 2008 by callister
MUMBAI, India (Oct. 23) – India’s only gorilla is lonely. Even though Polo is 6 feet tall, dark-haired, bilingual and good-natured, the 36-year-old silverback gorilla is still single after a fruitless eight-year search.“We have written to all major zoos in the world. We have tried everything,” said Vijay Ranjan Singh, the director of the zoo in Mysore, a city in southern India about 525 miles southeast of Mumbai.Polo, who was sent to Mysore from Ireland’s Dublin Zoo in 1995, has been alone since 2000 when his mate, 46-year-old Sumathi, died.For more.
So any individual out there, who is now reading this blog, if you have any female gorilla in your possessions, please try to contact the zoo here:
Shri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens,
Mysore – 570010
I’m not sure whether this add above is still active or not, but it is worth a try if you really wanted to help. This is the least that i can do, i wish i could do more.