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Bobby: the gorilla on the wrong side of the law

The western lowland gorilla was smuggled from Africa to Italy in the 1980s. As taxidermy, he is part of a new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland Name: Bobby Species: Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) Dates: 1983-2008 Claim to fame: Much-loved zoo animal Where now: National Museum of Scotland In 1994, magistrates from the Italian province of Ancona found the manager of a local circus guilty of importing a gorilla into the country.
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