Timu, a lowland gorilla, was the first in vitro fertilized baby delivered at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, OH, USA, in 1995. The mother was impregnated with sperm from a gorilla at an Omaha Zoo. Betsy L. Dresser and colleagues at the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Research of Endangered Wildlife oversaw the process.
Betsy L. Dresser
Cincinnati, OH, USA
- NC Zoo mourns loss of 43-year-old gorilla – Spectrum News
Western lowland gorillas are critically endangered: Born in 1974, she had several infant gorillas and was an “excellent surrogate mother” who “cared for offspring that were not her own.” She happened to be the mother of Timu, the country’s first and only gorilla born through in vitro fertilization.Jun 11, 2018
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Apr 10, 2005 – Timu, a 9-year-old Western lowland gorilla, took care of her newborn for a … Timu also failed to bond with her first baby, Bambino, who was born at the … the gorilla who gave birth to Timu in 1996 through in vitro fertilization, …
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Apr 10, 2005 – The surrogate mother is expected to be Rosie, the gorilla who gave birth to Timu in 1996 through in vitro fertilization, Simmons said. Like many …