CLE Metroparks Zoo Releases Results Of Naming Vote For New Baby Gorilla

(Cleveland, OH) - The Cleveland Zoo is releasing the winning selection in a public vote to name their new baby gorilla.

Zoo officials say the winning entry for the almost five-month-old was Kayembe, which means extraordinary.

Online voters choose between three names, with the others being Bakari, meaning One who will Succeed, and Jabari, meaning Brave One.

The naming contest raised close to $15,000 for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in Rwanda.

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