PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WTAJ) — Oh baby, the Pittsburgh Zoo welcomed its second gorilla of the year.
Visitors to the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium do not see double. That’s right, a second western lowland gorilla, a baby boy named Bo, was born at the zoo on May 13th. Both Bo and his mother Mocha are said to be fine. Zoo.
Newborns Join Young Residents Charlotte, a female gorilla born earlier this year on February 14th.
In the past, the zoo has traditionally held a naming contest for new animals, but this time, animal care staff named Bo in honor of his late grandfather, Minbo, who lived at the Pittsburgh Zoo until 2005. rice field.
Guests may get a glimpse of Beau at any time, but they’re spending time with close relatives, so they shouldn’t expect to see Beau and Charlotte playing anytime soon. The Pittsburgh Zoo currently has eight gorillas. The zoo now has two different gorilla squads that rotate between indoor, outdoor and backstage areas. Bo and Charlotte are each in her two separate units.
“Wild herds typically consist of a single silverback male, female, and cub.
It was a natural arrangement,” explains the mammal curator at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium.
Kelsey Forbes. “Because the two groups always have visual access to each other,
Allow both infants to meet other family members. Both teams are doing great.
In addition to two baby gorillas, the Pittsburgh Zoo welcomed twin baby Amur leopards in March and three consecutive Nyalas in February, March and April.
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