Look how cute! Baby endangered gorilla born at Twycross Zoo

Look how cute! Baby endangered gorilla born at Twycross Zoo
 

Twycross Zoo has announced the birth of a critically endangered Western lowland gorilla.
The baby, who has yet to be named, was born on Saturday and is the third baby for 22-year-old mother Ozala and 24-year-old father Oumbi.
A Twycross spokeswoman said the birth was an important part of conservation efforts to save the species. She said: "The number of Western lowland gorillas in the wild has dramatically declined by more than 60% in the last 20 to 25 years, and scientists predict they will become extinct in the next 20 years or so."
Ozala previously gave birth in 2011 and 2013.... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional East, Views: 45
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