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Sadness as Dublin Zoo’s gorilla Harry has died

Sadness as Dublin Zoo’s gorilla Harry has died

Dublin Zoo’s male ‘Silverback’ gorilla ‘Harry’ has died following a short illness, he was 29-years-old.

The father-of-six, who was the leader of the gorilla troop at the zoo, died yesterday morning.

Dublin Zoo described the animal as being “a very gentle and calm gorilla” who would be “greatly missed by everyone at” the zoo.

The exact reason for Harry’s death is still unknown and Dublin Zoo is awaiting the final results of a post-mortem.