Gorilla Baby: This forced separation led to protests from animal rights activists who expressed concerns about the potential consequences of emotional trauma on the two gorillas. Her injury was treated at the Bronx Zoo while a custody dispute between the two zoos broke out in public and elicited a range of opinions from experts who believed Pattycake should be returned to her mother. July 22, Months after her much publicized birth, Pattycake's arm was broken when it got stuck in her cage as her mother grabbed her away from her father. Patty Cake.
It was a freak accident.
July 2, Reporter N. Stanford University Press. But Patty's arm got caught in the narrow bars and broke. After three months recuperating from her injuries, Pattycake was returned to her mother on June 15,