gorilla with baby-BrooklandZoo-Chicago-smThe Brookfield Zoo in Chicago welcomed the birth of a female western lowland gorilla. The infant, born to 18-year-old Koola, was born on November 4, weighing almost 5 pounds.

The two can be seen on exhibit in Tropic World: Africa, along with Koola’s daughter Kamba, 9; Koola’s mother Binti, 25; and JoJo, 33, the sire of the infant.

See more pictures of momma and baby at the the Brookfield Zoo FB Photo page.

(WATCH a video from the zoo below)

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