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A Mom for Umande

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Binding: Picture Books
List Price: $16.99
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ISBN: 9780803737624
Publisher: Dial Books
Language: English
Page Count: 32
Publication Date: 4/3/2014
Size: 11.05" l x 8.58" w x 0.35
Series: N/A

The heart-tugging true story of how a baby gorilla found love in the arms of a surrogate mom

When Umande was born, his mother didn't know how to take care of him. So, he was hand-reared by keepers at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. For eight months, the keepers crawled on the ground with him to show him how to walk; coughed in his face to teach him discipline and gave him happy gorilla grumbles to encourage him. But for Umande, something was still missing. Luckily, a thousand miles away at the Columbus Zoo, a mom was waiting just for him.

This touching true story about finding a family will resonate with animal lovers and adoptive families alike.

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