The birth is special. Not only because it is the first baby gorilla to the park, but also because this gorilla belongs to the western lowland gorillas, which are threatened with extinction. Gorillavrouwtjes get also but once every four years and in their entire lives only two to six young ones,” says Rens Willemsen, General Manager of Safari park ' De Beekse Bergen.Read also Small kangaroo for the first time, peeping out of mum's pouch
Mother and child are both doing well. The small gorilla is together with her mother from now on for all visitors of De Beekse Bergen Safari park to see the new gorilla island, at the beginning of the park.
Both the name and the sex of the animal is not yet known. For the name write the park soon for a contest, where people can submit.