Wahpeton zoo’s gibbon dies
Published 01/06/2012, The Jamestown Sun
Staff at Wahpeton’s Chahinkapa Zoo are mourning the loss of a white handed gibbon who died of heart failure this week. Director Kathy Diekman told the Wahpeton Daily News that the 43-year-old Jonesy was born in the wild and rescued from his deforested habitat in the early 1970s. He was donated by New York’s Bronx Zoo to Chahinkapa Zoo in 1995.Word count: 127
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