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Remembering Bom Bom

Bom Bom

     It saddened Oklahoma City Zoo officials to announce the death of a Western lowland gorilla on Monday, June 25. Bom Bom, a 36-year-old silverback, died after going into cardiac arrest.

     Please enjoy this collection of Bom Bom's photos. If you would like to share your memories and thoughts about Bom Bom, please go to the Zoo’s Facebook fan page at photos and memories are welcome.

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