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Colo, the oldest gorilla in captivity, dies aged 60

The oldest known gorilla to be born in captivity, a female named Colo, has died in the US aged 60.
Colo passed away in her sleep overnight at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio, less than a month after celebrating her birthday.
She was born at the zoo in December 1956 and is believed to be the first gorilla ever born in captivity.
 
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Happy birthday to Colo: Oldest gorilla in US turns 60

She is a mother of three, grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 12 and great-great-grandmother of three. She recently had surgery to remove a malignant tumor, but doctors say she's doing well.
She's Colo, the nation's oldest living gorilla, and she's turning 60 on Thursday at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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