Rare Western Lowland Gorilla Born at Denver Zoo [VIDEO]
One of the cutest things I have ever seen, was a baby gorilla playing with a t-shirt at the Denver Zoo. That was over 10 years ago. A newborn western lowland gorilla arrived at the Denver Zoo last month, the fifth-ever birth of species at the zoo and the first in 11 years.
The endangered female gorilla, named Whimsie Adepa, was born to mother Tinga and father Jim just before midnight on Feb. 25.
This is Tinga’s first offspring but zookeepers say she is quickly learning her new role as a mother. Jim is a second-time father after his daughter Jabali was born in 2004. You can see Whimsie now at the Zoo’s Great Apes building.
Check out the YouTube video of the little banana muncher: