New silverback gorilla joins London Zoo. Fifteen-year-old western lowland gorilla Kumbuka arrived in London two weeks ago from Paignton Zoo in Devon and, despite never having had a female mate before, has already been spotted flirting with females Mjukuu and Effie.
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