Sweet Face

Animal pictures of the week: 22 January 2010

Always smile. Gorilla baby Kajolu sits in its enclosure at Munich's Zoo Hellabrunn, Germany.

Gorilla infants are helpless at birth and weigh about 3-4 lbs. They learn to crawl at about 2 months and are walking by the time they are around 8 or 9 months.

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”~Oscar Wilde Baby Gorilla by Michael Angst on

The mountain gorilla inhabits the Virunga Mountains on the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. I can't wait to see the mountain gorilla on my next trip back to South Africa.

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Western Lowland Gorilla mom with her newborn baby. (The first article about gorillas in

Baby Ape via Frans de Waal. Gorilla's zijn zo prachtig mooi!  --the football hold--

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Frans de Waal - Public Page RESTING Gorilla mother and baby by Debra Dorothy

Baby gorilla, photo by A.J. Haverkamp

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No, I WON'T smile for you! The cute baby gorilla who thinks she’s a cheeky monkey. Sugar and spice and all things nice: Little baby girl gorilla Atinbi jokes with the photographer