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CUTE! Baby gorilla born at Disney's Animal Kingdom

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Posted at 11:32 AM, May 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-02 18:18:16-04

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disney's Animal Kingdom has welcomed an adorable baby gorilla into the world!

Grace, a female western gorilla, was born on May 1 and made her first appearance in front of park visitors on Thursday morning.

Disney said Grace's birth is an important step in sustaining the critically endangered species of gorillas.

Grace’s parents, Kashata and Gino, were selected as part of a breeding program by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

You can see Grace and her parents on the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.