Fort Worth Zoo Welcomes Critically Endangered Gorilla Baby

Texas’s Fort Worth Zoo announced the birth of a baby western lowland gorilla in a post on Wednesday, November 9.

The zoo said that the male baby was born to parents Gracie and Elmo on Sunday, November 6.

Video and photos provided to Storyful from the Fort Worth Zoo show mother Gracie holding the baby gorilla.

Western lowland gorillas are considered critically endangered, according to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute. Credit: Fort Worth Zoo via Storyful

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