See Rare Video of Wild Gorilla Newborn Clinging to Its Mom

Published 15 Mar 2018, 16:55 GMT
See Rare Video of Wild Gorilla Newborn Clinging to Its Mom

Scientists captured rare footage of a week-old newborn western lowland gorilla in the Republic of the Congo. The gorillas avoid human interaction, and it's rare to see babies this young in the wild. Gorillas give birth about once every four years, and only one in three babies will make it to adulthood. They are critically endangered, but populations in this area of the Congo are relatively stable.

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