Binti Jua

Binti Jua (born March 17, 1988) is a female western lowland gorilla in the Brookfield Zoo, in Brookfield, Illinois, outside of Chicago, US. She was involved in an incident in 1996, in which she tended to a three-year-old boy who had fallen into her enclosure.wikipedia
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Brookfield Zoo

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Binti Jua (born March 17, 1988) is a female western lowland gorilla in the Brookfield Zoo, in Brookfield, Illinois, outside of Chicago, US.
Binti Jua is a female western lowland gorilla.

Jambo

In a situation very similar to Binti's, a male gorilla named Jambo, of Jersey Zoo, protected a 5-year-old child who had fallen into his enclosure.
A similar incident occurred in 1996 at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Illinois, when the gorilla Binti Jua protected a three-year-old boy who had fallen into the gorilla enclosure.

Killing of Harambe

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* Killing of Harambe

Western lowland gorilla

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Binti Jua (born March 17, 1988) is a female western lowland gorilla in the Brookfield Zoo, in Brookfield, Illinois, outside of Chicago, US.

Brookfield, Illinois

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Binti Jua (born March 17, 1988) is a female western lowland gorilla in the Brookfield Zoo, in Brookfield, Illinois, outside of Chicago, US.

Chicago

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Binti Jua (born March 17, 1988) is a female western lowland gorilla in the Brookfield Zoo, in Brookfield, Illinois, outside of Chicago, US.

Koko (gorilla)

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Binti Jua (whose name means "Daughter of Sunshine" in Swahili) is the niece of Koko, a gorilla whose linguistic accomplishments have been the subject of several scientific studies.

Bronx Zoo

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Her mother, Lulu, was originally from the Bronx Zoo and died on January 24, 2011, after residing at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Columbus Zoo
Her mother, Lulu, was originally from the Bronx Zoo and died on January 24, 2011, after residing at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

San Francisco Zoo

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Her father is Sunshine, from the San Francisco Zoo.

Saint Louis Zoo

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Bakari resides at the Saint Louis Zoo with his half-brother, Nadaya.

Altruism (biology)

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After the incident, experts debated whether Binti's actions were a result of training by the zoo or animal altruism.

Frans de Waal

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Primatologist Frans de Waal, however, uses Binti Jua as an example of empathy in animals.

Primate

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There are many other examples of animals (especially primates) demonstrating apparent altruism.

Jersey Zoo

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In a situation very similar to Binti's, a male gorilla named Jambo, of Jersey Zoo, protected a 5-year-old child who had fallen into his enclosure.

1996

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