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A Baby Gorilla Has Been Born At Dublin Zoo


12:47 17 Oct 2019

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New Arrival To Dublin Zoo!

Dublin Zoo has just announced the birth of a baby gorilla, born to mother Vana and father Bangui. This is the second baby gorilla born in Dublin Zoo this year.

The latest addiction to Dublin zoo was born last Saturday October 12th of October at 12.40pm.

So cute!

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So what is it a girl or boy?

So far, Dublin zoo staff have been unable to determine the sex of the infant as Vana has been keeping the baby close to her chest.

Photo Credit: Dublin zoo

Aisling Kenneally, Zoo Keeper at Dublin Zoo commented on the arrival saying that: “We’re delighted to announce that a second baby gorilla has been born at Dublin Zoo this year. As western lowland gorillas are critically endangered, it’s amazing that we have had not only one but two new births within a few months.''

Dublin zoo will be hosting a naming competition in due course. More details to follow on Dublin Zoo's Social Media.

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