A newborn gorilla, named Ameli, rests in the arms of her mother, Anya.  Picture: Jack Guez.  (Gorillas comprise the eponymous genus Gorilla, the largest extant genus of primates by size. They are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa).

A newborn gorilla, named Ameli, rests in the arms of her mother, Anya. Picture: Jack Guez. (Gorillas comprise the eponymous genus Gorilla, the largest extant genus of primates by size. They are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa).

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For nearly 40 years the only known albino gorilla named Snowflake was adored by people around the world.It is sad that his life ended up at the Barcelona Zoo 4 years ago.In 1967, local villagers in Africa’s Equitorial Guinea captured a rema…

For nearly 40 years the only known albino gorilla named Snowflake was adored by people around the world.It is sad that his life ended up at the Barcelona Zoo 4 years ago.In 1967, local villagers in Africa’s Equitorial Guinea captured a rema…

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The baby western lowland gorilla which was born to mother Salome last week at Bristol Zoo Gardens has now been named Kukena. Nina Wadia, who plays Zainab Masood in Eastenders, picked the name - pronounced

The baby western lowland gorilla which was born to mother Salome last week at Bristol Zoo Gardens has now been named Kukena. Nina Wadia, who plays Zainab Masood in Eastenders, picked the name - pronounced

We wouldn't want to let go of this cutie either! Baby Kukena was born at the Bristol Zoo Gardens. (photo: Bristol Zoo/PA)

We wouldn't want to let go of this cutie either! Baby Kukena was born at the Bristol Zoo Gardens. (photo: Bristol Zoo/PA)

Feel Lucky Punk? Then enter the "Name the Gorilla Contest", gotta hurry because the contest ends December 31, 2014. The winner's gorilla name will be used in the book I am writing now Armageddon- it is the third book in a fantasy trilogy. To enter go to http://www.larrygerovac.tateauthor.com/contest. If you win you will receive 3 free books and you get a special thanks on the acknowledgement page in the book- what a great conversation piece that would be for you! Enter now and Good Luck!

Feel Lucky Punk? Then enter the "Name the Gorilla Contest", gotta hurry because the contest ends December 31, 2014. The winner's gorilla name will be used in the book I am writing now Armageddon- it is the third book in a fantasy trilogy. To enter go to http://www.larrygerovac.tateauthor.com/contest. If you win you will receive 3 free books and you get a special thanks on the acknowledgement page in the book- what a great conversation piece that would be for you! Enter now and Good Luck!

Recently, the San Francisco Zoo welcomed a new member to their family and she's as cute as can be. Though her mother Nneka is doing fine, the adorable 5-month-old gorilla named Kabibe (or "little lady" in Swahili) is being carefully cared for by her grandmother named Bawang who has assumed the role of adoptive mother for the infant. The 33-year-old matriarch of the family did the same thing for her big brother Hasani, who is now five-years-old.

Recently, the San Francisco Zoo welcomed a new member to their family and she's as cute as can be. Though her mother Nneka is doing fine, the adorable 5-month-old gorilla named Kabibe (or "little lady" in Swahili) is being carefully cared for by her grandmother named Bawang who has assumed the role of adoptive mother for the infant. The 33-year-old matriarch of the family did the same thing for her big brother Hasani, who is now five-years-old.

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