Gorilla on mend from valley fever at zoo

June 20, 2014 10:18 PM

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LOS ANGELES – Jabari, a western lowland gorilla living at the Los Angeles Zoo, is on the mend after receiving treatment for a severe case of valley fever.

The great ape has had the fungal infection for about three years and had lost about a fifth of his body weight, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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