Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, Obley Rd, Dubbo NSW 2830
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Reclining on his side and leaning languidly on his hand, King Nyani counters all images of the aggressive gorilla. He represents Gillie and Marc’s experience of these magnificent creatures - kind, compassionate, loving and gentle. With an open palm, King Nyani invites you to sit, listen and learn by his side - of how deforestation, poaching and war have reduced gorilla numbers so drastically that some species are struggling to survive. When you have soaked up his wisdom, it is then your turn to go out into the world, spreading his message of inspiration, action and hope.