And he’s dancing like he’s never danced before. Zola, 14, is a western Iowland gorilla that currently resides at the Dallas Zoo. Some people originally thought it was a man dressed as a gorilla… First Published: June 23, 2017 906 Shares Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! First, he's a gorilla. Zola the gorilla’s joyous dancing briefly set the internet afire this week, with a routine seemingly inspired by the movie “Flashdance. Zola, a 14-year-old male Western lowland gorilla at the Dallas Zoo, got to splash around and dance during a swimming pool enrichment session. WASHINGTON: Video of a 14-year-old gorilla dancing in a kiddie pool at the Dallas Zoo has gone viral with almost a million views on YouTube. Zola, the 14-year-old dancing gorilla. Related Videos. There seems to be a lot more going on behind the scenes at the Dallas Zoo -- including some splashy dance moves by Zola the gorilla. The Zoo released video this week of … Zola, a gorilla who resides at the Dallas Zoo, did a memorable performance of ‘Splash Dancing’ on video. Zola became famous as the "breakdancing gorilla" in a 2011 video that went viral on YouTube in 2011. ... which posted a video earlier this week of Zola, one of its gorillas, dancing around in a kiddie pool. All Rights Reserved. pic.twitter.com/UwjhTKpaeu. This breakdancing gorilla will put any human's moves to shame. Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! Zola the gorilla is at it again. I added some music to this. Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! Did you know that many animals love to dance? Zola the gorilla is showing off his enviable moves at the Dallas Zoo, where he channeled 'Flashdance' in an incredible performance. There seems to be a lot more going on behind the scenes at the Dallas Zoo -- including some splashy dance moves by Zola the gorilla. Zola the gorilla looked like he was enjoying himself (Picture: Dallas Zoo) Hi everyone, this is a video of a gorilla dancing in a paddling pool. WATCH: Breakdancing gorilla goes viral. This activity time was part of an enrichment program, and it's not the first time 14-year-old Zola couldn't resist the urge to just dance. Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! 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According to the Calgary Zoo, Zola is a male gorilla that just can't contain himself when it comes to puddles of water. Share this article: Share Tweet Share Share Share Email Share. Zola the gorilla’s joyous dancing briefly set the internet afire this week, with a routine seemingly inspired by the movie “Flashdance. The clip is even better when set to Michael Sambello's "Maniac" Zola the gorilla lives at the Dallas Zoo. The Zoo released video this week of the 14-year-old Western Lowland gorilla dancing in a kiddie pool and the footage has gone viral -- with almost a million views on YouTube. Breakdancing Gorilla, Zola, Busts A Move At Calgary Zoo (VIDEO) By Travis Donovan. Zola was seen dancing in a swimming pool at the Dallas Zoo. https://www.foxnews.com/us/dancing-gorilla-shows-hes-a-maniac-in-viral-video Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! It's not the first time Zola, amateur dancer, has taken Internet fame for a spin.He also turned some heads back in 2011 when he was at the Calgary Zoo. Check where you are in line, 1 NorCal county moves into less restrictive tier, Bay Area Life; Sundays at 6:30 p.m. on ABC7. He lives in Dallas Zoo in America and his keepers decided to treat him to new toy, to help him enjoy life and keep active. Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! (CBS) - Zola, a male gorilla from the Calgary Zoo, is an attraction for several reasons. This is Zola, a 14-year-old gorilla at the Dallas Zoo in Texas who arrived from the Calgary Zoo in 2013. He was actually playing in a puddle. The clip is even better when set to Michael Sambello's "Maniac" Share Shares Copy Link. "Zola's "dancing" is really just a play behavior (there was no breakdance music playing in the building, we promise)," the Dallas Zoo said in a news release. Years before, he was staying at the Calgary Zoo in Canada where his impressive dancing skills were first discovered. June 24, 2017 by Britt Stephens. Last week, Zola, a 14-year-old gorilla, showed off his dance moves in his blue pool at The Dallas Zoo. The zoo shared video of the dance on … He lives in Dallas Zoo in America and his keepers decided to treat him to new toy, to help him enjoy life and keep active. Zola the gorilla is having the time of his life dancing in a kiddie pool. Watch Queue Queue. Gorilla in the mist: Zola makes splash online for dancing in zoo's pool – video Zola the gorilla can barely contain his excitement while splashing in a pool at Dallas zoo. Zola the young breakdancing gorilla has become an internet sensation, with his uninhibited dance moves and love of water. Watch Zola gorilla demonstrate play behaviors as he splashes and dances during a swimming pool enrichment session off habitat, behind-the-scenes. This video is unavailable. He is a gorilla. Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! He is a 14 year-old 380-pound Silverback gorilla and still very young at heart. Somebody call a doctor because this gorilla has dancing fever! Zola has his own private bath pool behind the scenes of his enclosure, where he lives at the Dallas Zoo, in Texas, USA.… CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices | About CBC News A GORILLA at a Texas zoo was caught on camera showing off his dance moves in a paddling pool. 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