First gorilla born in captivity By:Jennifer Madrigal Per: 4
Colo was the first gorilla born in the zoo on December 22, 1956 .He was taken to the Colombus zoo in Ohio. Most gorillas were captured in the wild an then brought to the zoo.
The Columbus Zoo built Colo a nursery and there the zookeepers took care of her.
Colo became well know and is still alive. She has a daughter and became a grandmother.
Ever since Colo there has been about 30 gorillas who were born in the Colombus Zoo.