Local Company Outfits Zoo’s Gorilla Surrogate Moms

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Fabulous-Furs Makes Custom Faux Fur Vests for Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI – (March 14, 2013) The Cincinnati Zoo has partnered with the local company, Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs, to outfit its human gorilla surrogate team with realistic faux fur vests and coats.  Surrogates will be wearing these vests while holding and attending to the Zoo’s new baby gorilla, “Gladys.”

“Helping animals is at the heart of everything we do at Fabulous-Furs and we’re long-time supporters of the Cincinnati…

What’s all the FUZZ about at the Cincinnati Zoo?

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A six-foot-tall, 120-pound baby highlights the 25th annual Zoo Babies, presented by Coldwell Banker West Shell, at the Cincinnati Zoo.  “Zuri,” a female baby Maasai giraffe was born April 2 and guests will get their first chance to see the baby and her parents outside at the Giraffe Ridge exhibit during Zoo Babies.  Zuri is certainly this year’s most popular baby, but she’s not the only baby you can see at the Cincinnati Zoo.  This year’s crops ranges from short…