A newborn gorilla, named Ameli, rests in the arms of her mother, Anya. Picture: Jack Guez. (Gorillas comprise the eponymous genus Gorilla, the largest extant genus of primates by size. They are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa).
No, I WON'T smile for you! The cute baby gorilla who thinks she’s a cheeky monkey
Being cute is all very well, but perhaps Atinbi the baby gorilla has had enough adulation for one day, sticking her tongue out at admirers at the Limbe Wildlife Centre in Cameroon. Many of the primates at the centre have been orphaned by poachers, but Atinbi was born there after her mother was given refuge.
Gorilla mother Kumili arms her newborn at the zoo in Leipzig, central Germany. The baby gorilla was born during the night between 10 and 11 March 2014 and its sex is still unknown. It's the second gorilla baby born within four month in this group of apes.