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Newborn Baby Gorilla Enjoys A Nap While Its Mother Keeps Watch

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Just six or seven days old, a baby Western lowland gorilla has a snooze in the arms of its proud mother, Frala, at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo. So far, mom and newborn have been hanging so tight that keepers haven’t been able to determine whether their newest charge is a male or a female.

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AP Photo by Rick Rycroft

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Q: Where does an 800 pound gorilla breastfeed?

A: Anywhere she wants to.