Riverbanks Zoo announces name of youngest gorilla

Riverbanks Zoo announces name of youngest gorilla
Zookeepers named the youngest gorilla Moyo.

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the name of the newest gorilla at the zoo.

“We are excited to announce the name of Riverbanks' youngest gorilla—Moyo,” the Facebook post announcement said.

Zookeepers named the youngest gorilla Moyo.
Zookeepers named the youngest gorilla Moyo.

Members explained that the name Moyo is Swahili for “heart,” which is appropriate for the Valentine’s Day announcement.

It's a Boy: Meet Moyo!

We are excited to announce the name of Riverbanks' youngest gorilla--Moyo (Swahili for heart)! Now nearly four months old, Moyo was recently named by his zookeepers. Stop by Gorilla Base Camp on your next visit to the Zoo to see Moyo and the rest of the family troop.

Posted by Riverbanks Zoo and Garden on Thursday, February 14, 2019

Four month old Moyo and the rest of the family can be seen at the Gorilla Base Camp on your next visit to the Zoo.

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