Have you ever wondered how a silver-backed gorilla celebrates its 41st anniversary?st birthday, look no further! Gino, a beloved silver skeleton and leader of the troops of the western lowland gorilla family at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park, where nature has the greatest magic of all, celebrated a birthday celebration suitable for to a king! Our dedicated team of animal care experts who work with Gino and his family surprised him every day with a special “cake” made from some of his favorite foods, carefully cured as part of his balanced diet. Some of Gino’s fans also stopped to wish him a special 41st birthday. Although today is Gino, he also made sure to share some of his cake with his family.
Gino is one of the most iconic animals we have in our care, and he’s called Disney’s Animal Kingdom even before the park opens to guests. For more than two decades, its presence has surprised and captivated millions of guests visiting the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail presented by OFF! Repellent. His appearance on the Disney + Animal Kingdom series “The Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom” introduced him to millions of other families around the world and showed the team of experts who care for this magnificent gorilla every day. .
Gino is an amazing father, a tolerant troop leader and a favorite of many cast members, some of whom have worked with him for over 20 years. The commitment and passion of our cast members to provide world-class animal care extends to all the animals we care about. For Gino, this passion comes to life in many ways, including reflective precision in preparing his daily diet and working with him on new behaviors that allow him to actively participate in his own care.
In fact, maintaining good oral hygiene is important for a gorilla’s overall health, and his caregivers were able to work with him to develop new behaviors that would allow them to brush their teeth, which we can all be agreement that is important, especially after eating the birthday. cake! After succeeding with Gino, these techniques were applied and new behaviors were taught to other gorillas at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and shared with the Gorilla Conservation and Rehabilitation Education Center (GRACE). ) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for use with their gorillas.
Her attractive, playful personality really makes Gino love everyone around her, and no gorilla is more deserving of this special celebration at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Happy 41st birthdays, Gino!