Gorilla Born At Zoo Miami On Father’s Day

(Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
Baby Gorilla 1
After months of anxious anticipation, Zoo Miami’s most significant birth of the year occurred on Father's Day, June 19, 2011. Kumbuka, a 14-year-old lowland gorilla, gave birth to a healthy baby. (Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
Baby Gorilla 2
This infant is the first Gorilla to be born in Florida this year. (Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
Baby Gorilla 3
Tthe infant has been observed nursing and appears healthy but specifics will not be known until the veterinary staff can do the neonatal exam which is dependent on the staff’s ability to safely separate mother and infant for the short time necessary to perform the procedure. (Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
Baby Gorilla 4
Baby Gorilla 4
The mother and baby are currently out on exhibit for the public to see. (Photo Credit: Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
Gorilla 1
A mother's love! (Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
Gorilla 2
A hug for mom. (Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
Gorilla 3
Mom taking care of newborn baby gorilla. (Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
Gorilla 4
Both mother and baby are on exhibit at the Zoo. (Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
Gorilla 5
Taking care of baby. (Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
(Photo Credit: Armando Raul Rodriguez/Zoo Miami)
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