“I’d never seen a baby gorilla in my life,” says Laura Erskine, the head of the Oklahoma Zoo.
But the gorilla, named Kipi, was not so friendly in his new home. “
But I was looking around and there was just a giant gorilla in a baby bag.”
But the gorilla, named Kipi, was not so friendly in his new home.
“I saw the baby, and it was just absolutely adorable, I just couldn’t believe how big he was,” says Erspine.
“And then the big thing comes along, and the big elephant is right there.”
She said she was “absolutely speechless” when she realised Kipa had been brought into the zoo by a family member.
“It was a very big surprise, it was like Christmas,” she said.
The baby was taken to a nearby family member, who had to bring him home.
The mother had to wait until the next day for her baby to be fed.
Kipo, who is now 11 months old, has been named after his mother, but is known to his friends as ‘Big Kip’ because he’s the smallest.
“There’s a lot of people who really enjoy seeing these little things,” says Kip, who also loves to jump on other animals’ backs and play with them.
“So, it’s just amazing that they got him.”
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source New Zealand News article “The moment he got out, it just blew my mind,” says New Zealand zoologist Sarah Tait.
“We were just trying to get him to come in for a feeding, and he just jumped right in and jumped right out, so we went right back to work.”
Ms Tait has been studying gorilla babies for years and said that Kip is “the most exciting baby gorilla I’ve ever seen”.
The zoo has been able to take the time to bring their baby gorilla into the world in the past.
“You get a glimpse of the world and then a few days later you get your baby back,” says Tait, who has been working at the zoo for 20 years.
“When we did that, Kip was already a baby and we couldn’t have taken any chances.”
Kip and his mother are still being cared for in their new home, and Ms Titter says they’re going to have a great time.
“Kip is just really full of life and has been learning a lot about how to behave, and how to interact with humans.” “
New Zealand has been an important part of the international gorilla movement for decades. “
Kip is just really full of life and has been learning a lot about how to behave, and how to interact with humans.”
New Zealand has been an important part of the international gorilla movement for decades.
“Gorillas are the most popular animals in the world,” says Sarah Titter.
“New Zealand is just an international hub for the movement.”
The new baby gorilla will join the zoo’s other baby gorillas, called Sisara and Kipu.
It is not known if Kip will grow up to become a gorilla himself.
“He’s so young, and I’m so proud of him,” says Ms Titch.
“For the most part, we’ve just been trying to keep him at a zoo in New Zealand.”
Newzoo has about 1,000 baby gorilla babies, but they are not able to interact.
“To have an infant gorilla at Newzoos is an exciting moment,” says Linda Erskwine, head of Newzootwoo.
“Because you’ve got such a great team of staff and staff and volunteers working with them, it allows you to take all these things and bring them together.”
“You just can’t put a human in a zoo, because we have to take care of them,” she says.
Newzooma is the only zoo in the US that has a full-time baby gorilla manager, with another two staff at the New York Zoo.