Mother Gorilla Kissing And Cradling Her Newborn Baby Is Adorable (Video)

There’s an old saying, “The best medicine in the world is a mother’s kiss.” Moke, a newborn gorilla learned this in his earliest life experience. Moke’s mother, Calaya, in an endangered western lowland gorilla from the Smithsonian National Zoo and despite not being experienced with children, her maternal instinct kicked in, and she handled it like a natural.

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You can see in the footage above how much love Calaya has for her newborn, she expressed it clearly by giving him kisses. Moke is the first western lowland gorilla born at the zoo in nine years. Baraka, his father who is a 450-pound gorilla watched along with his gorilla friends and let out what is described as a 'pleasure rumble' when the delivery was complete.