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Baby gorilla badly injured in family skirmish at Seattle zooSEATTLE (AP) - A baby gorilla was badly injured at a Seattle zoo on Saturday when he was caught in a skirmish between his family group members, zookeepers said. Animal health experts at the Woodland Park Zoo say little Kitoko was bitten on the head, likely by accident when another gorilla tried to bite his mother, Uzumma. Kitoko sustained a fractured skull and a severe laceration, but zoo officials say the 2-month-old gorilla underwent surgery and may fully recover if he doesn't develop an infection. "We are cautiously optimistic for a full recovery and hope to return Kitoko to his mom today," Dr. Darin Collins, the zoo's animal health director, said in a prepared statement on Sunday. "Over the next two weeks, we will maintain a close assessment for any signs of infection or bleeding resulting in neurological deficits." The gorilla keepers didn't see the fight between the western lowland gorillas, but security cameras show it happened just before 8 a.m. in the animals' sleeping den. The zoo keepers noticed the baby's wound about 10 minutes later, and Kitoko appeared to be nursing and behaving normally afterward. Kitoko's family group includes his mother and three other females, as well as his father, the silverback Kwame. "Gorillas tend to be gentle giants but conflicts among family members do occur, in zoos and in nature," Woodland Park Zoo mammal curator Martin Ramirez said. "Conflicts can involve biting and shoving among individuals. We suspect one of the adult females may have inadvertently bitten the baby while engaged in a skirmish with Uzumma." The zoo brought in a team of pediatric neurosurgery consultants from Seattle Children's Hospital to evaluate Kitoko's injuries and surgically repair his wound. Ramirez said Kitoko will be likely returned to his mother and father, with the three...
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ATROCITY HORROR CONDONED in JAPAN by POLICE and U.S. EMBASSY, EXTREME CRUELTYOur son Jimmy is suffering severely, and close to dying from the devastating damage directly linked to atrocities that were committed in Japan. When Jimmy was eleven years old, two Japanese military doctors (1) suffocated our child until they inflicted severe pediatric brain injury, and leaving him in a vegetative state with his eyes locked open; he has been maliciously denied lifesaving medical intervention at the time of atrocity, and then for years after of cruel willful negligence. Jimmy is now dependent on life-support machine, and his rib cage is collapsing into his heart and lungs (2) and in unbearable suffering, and with no conventional medical options effective enough to save his life, he now is running out of time, and will die without your help. Please help me bring transparency and justice before Jimmy dies. IT IS URGENT! Please sign petition and share on social media and with congress. Jimmy was suffocated by Japan military doctors -with no informed consent or medical reason- just four days after I announced it was my legal and moral obligation to report to police (3) three leading scientists from one of Japan largest publicly funded scientific Institutions (same group STAP cell scandal),auditor, and an executive (married to an influential bureaucrat from another powerful publicly funded institution) after internal investigations showed they were involved in scientific misconduct, multiple schemes of fraud, conspiracy, and coercion –email evidence from bureaucrat- threats trying to force us to not report crimes that we were legally obligated to do. our son Jimmy also had a red strangle-like string mark around his tiny eleven year old neck when I found him in critical condition, he was suffering severely with his eyes blood red-locked open, his body stiff and breathing fast, and extremely high fever exceeding 107F -which is associated with worsened neurologic outcome if child not treated urgently, and the Japanese military doctors deliberately abandoned our child alone and maliciously denied a child life saving medical treatment-as they did not even give our dying son an ice pillow after they suffocated him, as they engaged in a cover-up, and allowed his (an eleven year old child) brain cells to die. Why Does Japan and the USA EMBASSY CONDONE such serious crimes? Because of the years of cruel willful negligence, Jimmy is now 18 years old, and weighs (23 kg) less than Auschwitz concentration camp survivors, as a parent it is heart wrenching (2)to watch our child slowly die in unbearable pain, as he suffers from rickets as his hips and shoulders are deformed, he measures four feet and one inches tall (his Father was 6’3” at age 18 yrs. ) caused by the intentional severe malnutrition, by depriving a growing child the critical minimum calories required to maintain vital functions and bone growth (Basal metabolism BM), he has been cruelly denied access to sunshine/vitamin D deficiency. In spite of years of my wife and me pleading, begging, and presenting irrefutable evidence (1. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9), these heinous atrocities committed on an eleven year old child have never been investigated by the Japan police, and media.