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Beautiful images of a gorilla mom and her baby

Beautiful images of a gorilla mom and her baby

So much to re-learn as mammals! Look at this gorilla on pure instinct.

Calaya is a 15 year old new mom. Her caregivers say the delivery was very emotional and as a mother she is doing an incredible job breastfeeding her calf. The images are touching watching you cradle your new baby.

According to the national zoo, the western lowland gorilla is critically endangered due to disease and poaching. There are less than 200,000 in the jungle. And the population of the western lowland gorilla has declined 60% in the past 25 years, according to the World Wildlife Foundation.

Video: Baby Gorilla and Dad Bond Behind the Scenes (October 2020).