Like all baby gorillas, Gladys is learning to sit, crawl, roll over and walk on all fours. But what make her antics different are the parents she is learning the tricks from. At the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, this baby gorilla is being raised by 10 human ‘moms’.
Almost 3000 wild apes are hunted, captured or killed each year says a new UN report released on Monday. The report shows yet another cruel face of the growing illegal wildlife trade.
The San Diego zoo Gorillas are busy taking care of a new member amidst them all thanks to Kokamo the 22 year old western lowland gorilla that gave birth to an infant on Friday 17 June. This is the first gorilla birth happening in the zoo after eleven years.
Concerned mom and dad gorillas are resting easier today – they can finally let their daughters out of the house again. That’s because Kibabu, a 33-year-old western lowland gorilla who has sired eight children with eight different mates, is retiring from the baby-making business.