New Baby Gorilla At Franklin Park Zoo Named Kambiri
BOSTON (CBS) – The new baby gorilla at the Franklin Park Zoo now has a name.
Kiki the gorilla selected the name Kambiri, which means “allow me to join the family” in a Nigerian dialect, among three finalists on Saturday.
The other name finalists were Kalliope, which means “beautiful voice” and is the muse of epic poetry in Greek mythology, and Kohana, which means “little flower” in Japanese.
The zoo is home to eight western lowland gorillas, including Kambiri, with all residing inside the tropical forest.