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Lincoln Park goes bananas over newborn gorilla

The gorilla infant is breastfed by its mother, Rollie. This is the first gorilla born at Lincoln Park Zoo in four years. The last one born, Bella, was mothered by Bahati and fathered by Kwan, who also fathered this one.

Ella Lee, Focus Editor

May 20, 2019

This year’s Mother’s Day was made extra special for Rollie, one of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s western lowland gorillas, by the birth of her second baby on Sunday, May 12. The species is listed as “critically endangered,” making the birth all the more exciting. The still-unnamed baby was born at ...

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