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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011

Masquerade - Day 6

Bemused? Sympathetic? Bemused sympathy? None of the above?

But gorgeous.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Cubs at 11 Weeks

Went back to the zoo today in the hope that the cubs would be outside - but not yet. They have come on in leaps and bounds (literally) even in a week! 11 weeks old now.





Masquerade - Day 5

Coy, with curls.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Masquerade - Day 4

Peek-a-boo! Want to climb in here with me, sweetie?

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Wish me luck

Ever since the baby gorilla was killed at London Zoo earlier in the year, I have stopped enjoying visiting, and from every two weeks, my trips have been down to every month or longer. Only the arrival of the lion cubs has made me a bit happier to go there.

But I have never stopped gathering information about what happened on that terrible day. By talking to keepers across the zoo, and volunteers, I have discovered how the keepers who witnessed it still see the attack whenever they close their eyes and try to sleep. I have been told that the Director of the zoo insisted on the introduction of the baby to the new male against the advice of keepers. I have found out that the new male is known to be sterile because of a genetic abnormality, so the breeding females will have no more babies.

Twice I have sent messages to the zoo, and twice I have been ignored. Today I have gone over their heads, and contacted an international organisation concerned with the breeding of Western Lowland Gorillas. I hope they can bring pressure to bear to force out the man who caused the baby to be murdered. I don't suppose they will have the courage to put him in with the male and see how he likes being beaten to death.

Masquerade - Day 3

Shhhh...Bobby's thinking.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Masquerade - Day 2

Don't want to earn his stern disapproval. Actually, I might not mind...imagine making amends afterwards.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

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