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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).

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A young mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei) enjoys the comfort of resting in its mother's arms in the remote Virunga Mountains of Rwanda

Sleeping cutie: Baby gorilla takes a break from his monkey business on mother's arm

It looks like new mother Jamani is pondering what to do whilst her baby is sleeping. North Carolina Zoological Park. © Tom Gillespie

Pictures of the day: 21 March 2014

Невоспитанность и зверство..Не оьдавайте на произвол судьбы своих неокрепших психикой 15 летних детей,в другом городе без мамы они научатся выживать в каменных джунглях по зверски с агрессией и хитростью и легко станут шлюхами,наркоманками и преступниками :-) а от суеты и беготни не смогут своими куринными извилинками осознать что они натворили!

Gorilla babe in arms: It may be time to stand on his own two feet, but Kukena prefers to hitch a ride with mum

Gorilla babe in arms: It may be time to stand on his own two feet, but Kukena…

Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

In about five years he'll be able to rip your arms out of your shoulder sockets if he wants to. For now though, couldn't you just cuddle that cute little thing?

Pictures of the day: 6 October 2011

The baby western lowland gorilla which was born to mother Salome last week at Bristol Zoo Gardens has now been named Kukena. Nina Wadia, who plays Zainab Masood in Eastenders, picked the name - pronounced

Don’t leave me Mum! Baby Kukena finds his (very wobbly) feet for the first time

Give us a hug: Intimate portraits of mother and baby orangutans as they behave not unlike HUMANS

Comforting: Siswi falls into a deep sleep close to her mothers chest and cradled in her arms