[News Script: Gorilla] Part: 1 of 6
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GORILLA 3:15 -1-
There is quite a bit of maneuvering going on at the
Forest Park Zoo today, as curious spectators jockey
for glimpse of the zoo's newest arrival...a 205-pound
female gorilla, late of the San Diego Zoo.
The lady gorilla is destined to be the bride of Big
Mike, the zoo's 7 year old male Gorilla whose first mate
Connie, died four years ago after a lingering illness.
BOX OUT AFTER MONKEYS
Fifteen zoo atbendents strain to move the 850-pound,
welded steel cage containing the new gorilla, who by
the way is named Sue, in honor of Mrs. Sue Laughlin.
Mrs.-Laughlin, a member of the Zpological Association
here, single-handedly raised 65-hundred dollars to
purchase the new gorilla.
TNE MON y' Of I +T 2...
Inside the Ape House, problems arise. It is discovef'ed
that the entrance door to the new gorilla's cage is
welded shut, so uhloading operations bile weld-
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Gorilla], item, January 4, 1964; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc954624/m1/1/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.