After their deaths, zoo animals can yield information vital to the living – Omaha World-Herald

The female gorillas have joined the corps of TV widows. Like a husband intent on football, Casey, patriarch at the Henry Doorly Zoo, studies the sitcoms and soap operas on a tube outside of his cage on February 22, 1980. It’s part of an experiment, a zoo spokesman said. If the Nielson ratings people called Casey, the would find he likes to see women, the “Flinstones” and any other kind of action, staff member said.