Tragic but typical report today out of this KCMO institution that mostly earns coverage for awful local suffering . . . Read more:
by: Karra Small Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A white-cheeked gibbon died unexpected Friday at the Kansas City Zoo. Zoo officials said around 1:45 p.m., a staff member was alerted that a female gibbon named Leilani was in distress in the pool area of her habitat in the Tropics Building.