Busch Gardens’ oldest male gorilla dies

Hillsborough County

(Busch Gardens Tampa Bay photo)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is mourning the loss of one of its animals.

Park officials announced the death of Sim Sim in a Facebook post Tuesday morning. Sim Sim was Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s oldest male gorilla.

The post did not list Sim Sim’s exact age, but did say he had lived at the park since 1992.

“He will be greatly missed by our ambassadors and guests alike,” the post said.


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