Jax zoo holds memorial for Quito

Published On: Feb 04 2013 12:04:07 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 04 2013 07:30:04 AM EST

Quito the gorilla died last week at the Jacksonville Zoo. Saturday, the zoo held a memorial, donating proceeds from each guest to gorilla conservation and research.

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"Quito was a great ambassador for his kind. Not just gorillas, but all apes. He inspired people to care about conservation and wildlife," said Supervisor of Zoo Animals Tracey Fenn.


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