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Newborn gorilla gave Cleveland Zoo challenges — and opportunities

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The baby was born in late October, weighing around three pounds. (Cleveland Metroparks Zoo)
The baby was born in late October, weighing around three pounds. (Cleveland Metroparks Zoo)
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A baby gorilla was born at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo recently, a first in its 139-year history.

The gorilla caretakers trained the adult gorillas how to nurture a baby ahead of time, which came in handy because the mother did not show a strong maternal instinct.

Taylor Haggerty of ideastream Public Media reports.

This segment aired on November 29, 2021.

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