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Endangered Gorilla Born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo

The Associated Press
Created: May 14, 2019 05:35 PM

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed a baby boy gorilla born on Mother's Day to 22-year-old mom Rollie.

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The newest addition, a male, has yet to be weighed, measured or named.

Mom Rollie was also born at the zoo.

The two are Western Lowland gorillas, which are critically endangered in the wild.

Jill Moyse, the zoo's curator of primates, says the infant is healthy, strong and thriving.

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