Busch Gardens Oldest Gorilla Has Passed Away


It's a sad today at Busch Gardens here in Tampa.

Busch Gardens announced that their oldest male Gorilla "Sim Sim" has passed away at the age of 33.

"Sim Sim" lived at Busch Gardens since 1992, and was loved by the team. On the Busch Gardens Facebook page they said:

"He will be greatly missed by our ambassadors and guests alike.⁣
⁣We thank you all for your continued support of Busch Gardens and our commitment to conservation."

They also said that "Sim Sim" received world-class care.

Aw, I remember seeing Sim Sim when I was a kid at Busch Gardens. RIP Sim Sim!