Lead gorilla at Dublin Zoo dies

The lead gorilla at Dublin Zoo, Harry, has died.

Lead gorilla at Dublin Zoo dies

The lead gorilla at Dublin Zoo, Harry, has died.

The silverback gorilla was 29-years-old and fathered six children during his time in the zoo.

Dublin Zoo say they're waiting on a post-mortem to find out the reason he died.

Staff have said he was a very gentle and calm gorilla, and will be greatly missed.

"Harry was a very gentle and calm gorilla and he will be greatly missed by everyone at Dublin Zoo."

The news comes days after a gorilla was shot at Cincinnati Zoo after a four-year-old fell into the enclosure. Read more here.

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