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First Gorilla Born In NYC Dies

  • Aired: 1/2/2013
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The first gorilla born and raised in New York City has died. Pattycake was born at the Central Park Zoo in 1972 and then in 1983 she moved to the Bronx zoo. € The Shirley Temple of the animal world € drew crowds, even sparking a custody battle between two zoos by breaking her arm. Zoo officials believed that Pattycake € then 6 months old € broke her right arm, possibly during a little rough play with her parents.

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