- KAMI learned about a gorilla giving birth with the help of veterinarians and doctors who treat people from canoe.com.
- This gorilla named Kira is 17 years old.
- Find out how she successfully gave birth to her baby.
KAMI wants to remind you that Animals are creatures just like us.
They deserve love and care just like us.
Kira of Philadelphia Zoo was noticeably uneasy.
Unlike the normal labor a typical gorilla experiences, hers seemed to progress slowly.
This made the personnel worried and called for help.
A team of veterinarians and doctors who treat people arrived to help Kira.
The team had to use forceps and had to enlarge the birth opening.
1 hour and 30 minutes later, they successfully delivered the male baby.
Kira cradled and nursed her baby the day after.
Their specie, western lowland gorillas live in forests of Africa.
They are on the critically endangered list.
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