News for Dec. 08, 2005

Wellington Zoo celebrates Great Apes

12/08/05, 4:22 pm EST - Xoanon

Wellington Zoo is celebrating the New Zealand release of Peter Jackson's King Kong with a special week - the Truth about Great Apes week - from 10 - 18 December, Zoo CEO Alison Lash announced today. 'The excitement surrounding King Kong gives us a great opportunity to let people know more about apes and why their numbers are decreasing in the wild,' said Alison. 'We have a really exciting week planned with special guided tours, daily chimp talks and some fantastic prizes to be won.' [More]