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Christian was originally acquired by Harrods from the now-defunct zoo park in Ilfracombe. Rendall would later recall that the department store was eager to sell the cub, which had escaped from his cage one night and destroyed the merchandise in the carpet department. Rendall and Bourke purchased Christian for 250 guineas
Incredible Video of a Man's Reunion With a Gorilla.
The Aspinall Foundation is a charity that promotes wildlife conservation and reintroduces captive gorillas back into the wild in West Africa.
Five years ago, conservationist Damian Aspinall released a gorilla, Kwibi, into the jungles of Gabon.
Aspinall returned recently to reunite with a now ten-year-old Kwibi.
How did the reunion go? Most extraordinary event since Christian the Lion.