Trib, a western lowland gorilla, arrived at the Zoo on July 30, 1960, and his journey to the San Diego Zoo was arranged by the Brazzaville Zoo in Africa. James S. Copley of the San Diego Evening Tribune donated the funds, and Trib was named in his honor. Trib was the third gorilla that James Copley had funded for the Zoo, and the Zoological Society made him an Honorary Vice-president to thank him for his efforts in helping the Zoo to build a breeding colony of these great apes. Trib was one of four young apes being brought up in the Children's Zoo in 1960. His rambunctious playmates—and fellow troublemakers—were Kakowet the bonobo, Roberta the orangutan, and Cindy the chimpanzee.