Meet Kindi, Louisville Zoo’s new baby gorilla – The Courier

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Gorilla Forest keepers said the name Kindi is a tribute to the baby’s mother, Mia Moja, who died due to complications following an emergency cesarean section.
Marty Pearl, Special to CJ

The Louisville Zoo’s Gorilla Forest keepers who have been dedicating days and nights to caring for the premature baby gorilla born in March have named the new western lowland gorilla Kindi.

The keepers said the name is a tribute to her mother, Mia Moja, who died due to complications following an emergency cesarean section. The keeper staff affectionately called Mia Moja “squirrel,” and Kindi means squirrel in

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