New birth of a mountain gorilla in DRCongo’s Virunga park
11 September 2021 | 5:47 pm
Images of a mountain gorilla (gorilla beringei beringei) holding her newborn baby in the Virunga National Park (PNVi), in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The birth of a "new baby" male occurred on the morning of 22 August in the Baraka family, Olivier Mukisya of the PNVi communication service says. of the new member of the Baraka family, born on the morning of 22 August
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