posted on Jan, 20 2016 @ 04:51 PM
I saw this article in Daily Mail saying it is 30 years ago since a little boy fell in the Gorilla pit at Jersey Zoo in the Channel Islands.
It is such a heartwarming story and I remember it like it was yesterday so thought I would share article as it shows clips of events. When the child
fell in he became unconscious and all the family and visitors feared the worst as Jambo the big silverback Gorilla moved over to look at the child.
His reaction was so heartwrenching as instead of behaving aggressively to the child he protected him from the rest of the gorillas and even stroked
I was lucky enough to live in Jersey for 7 years and whenever I had freetime I used to spend a full day with the Gorillas. Jersey Zoo was opened as
a conservation centre by Gerald Durrell and is much smaller than many commercialised zoos. Well worth a visit if only to see the gorillas (I adore
them). I especially loved Jambo the gentle giant who