This is Venus, a three year old chimera cat. genetically its own fraternal twin. A chimera is typically formed from four parent cells (either two fertilized eggs, or two early embryos that have fused together). When the organism forms, the cells that had already begun to develop in the separate embryos keep their original phenotypes and appearances. This means that the resulting animal is a mixture of tissues and can look like this gorgeous kitty. Click on this and see the video.
Mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda - in pictures
Baby Gorilla, Uganda by Tim Henshall: Half of the world's last remaining Mountain Gorillas on the planet are found in the Virunga Volcanoes of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo and the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, one of the most biologically diverse areas of the world. #Gorilla
Yakini, a newborn baby gorilla, gets a checkup from Royal Children's Hospital neonatal specialist Neil Campbell at the Melbourne Zoo in Australia on Nov. 30, 1999, and is suprised by the cold stethoscope.