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Newborn gorilla getting lots of attention at a New Orleans zoo

Posted at 12:21 PM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 12:21:43-04

A newborn at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans is getting a lot of attention.

Tumani, a critically endangered Western lowland gorilla, had a baby on Friday, September 4.

As you see, Tumani is constantly cuddling her newborn, taking the baby everywhere she goes.

Zoo staffers don't yet know if the gorilla is a male or female, but say baby and mama are both doing well.

This is the first baby for Tumani, and Okpara - a silverback gorilla.