The public voted on the moniker from a group of three names and Kabibe, which means “little lady” in Swahili, earned a majority of the votes, zoo spokeswoman Abbie Tuller said.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest Friday for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo.
A bouncing baby gorilla is the newest resident of the San Francisco Zoo. The endangered western lowland gorilla was born at the zoo Wednesday.
Two Bay Area dentists came to the rescue of a gorilla with a toothache on Monday, San Francisco Zoo officials said.