to the home of Gordon the Gorilla!
the Gorilla is Burgess Hill's celebrity beast.
He escaped from Drusilla's Zoo in 2004 and found
his way to the town. Gordon liked the area so
much that he decided to make it his new home.
In a short space of time he gained celebrity status
and was featured in the local newspaper and on
These webpages will keep you informed on what
Gordon gets up to.
his beginnings as a gorilla in captivity in Drusilla's
Zoo, his arrival in Burgess Hill and all the media
coverage that followed, Gordon's story is detailed
his time in Burgess Hill, Gordon has managed to
cause trouble and chaos wherever he goes. Burgess
Hill Uncovered track Gordon's activities and capture
what he gets up to on camera.
of the public play their part in helping us keep
track of Gordon by sending in their pictures if
they spot him out and about. Without them, we'd
never have known that he is fond of Vodka.
just content with photos, we feed your multimedia
appetite with video footage. Included is Gordon
enjoying some time in a children's park, directing
traffic and an appearance live on Sky Sports!