Philadelphia Zoo: Kira The Zoo's 17-year-old Gorilla, is Pregnant

Philadelphia, PA -- Philadelphia Zoo is pleased to announce that Kira, a 17-year-old western lowland gorilla, is pregnant and the baby is expected early summer. Kira’s pregnancy was confirmed through an over-the-counter home pregnancy test, the same test used by humans. This is the first pregnancy for Kira and the third offspring for 32-year -old male Motuba, whose daughter Amani was born at the Zoo just this past August.Philadelphia, PA -- Philadelphia Zoo is pleased to announce that Kira, a 17-year-old western lowland gorilla, is pregnant and the baby is expected early summer. Kira’s pregnancy was confirmed through an over-the-counter home pregnancy test, the same test used by humans. This is the first pregnancy for Kira and the third offspring for 32-year -old male Motuba, whose daughter Amani was born at the Zoo just this past August.

132nd MLA Annual Convention

Philadelphia, Pa — Over 7,000 participants will gather at the 132nd MLA Annual Convention for four days of presentations, discussions, and debate on a wide array of topics related to the study and teaching of modern languages, literatures, digital media, and the arts and humanities more broadly. The convention, which is the world’s largest gathering of humanities scholars, will return to Philadelphia, January 5–8, 2017.Philadelphia, Pa — Over 7,000 participants will gather at the 132nd MLA Annual Convention for four days of presentations, discussions, and debate on a wide array of topics related to the study and teaching of modern languages, literatures, digital media, and the arts and humanities more broadly. The convention, which is the world’s largest gathering of humanities scholars, will return to Philadelphia, January 5–8, 2017.

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