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Afternoon Awwwww: Baby gorilla

By Jill Rosen

The Baltimore Sun

4:15 PM EDT, August 24, 2011

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Kabatwa, a silverback mountain gorilla, carries her twins in the Virunga Mountains, just outside Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The babies were born in February. According to a 2010 census, the total number of mountain gorillas has increased by a quarter over the past seven years to reach more than 780 individuals. Two-thirds of them are found in the Virunga chain that straddles Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They were brought to the world's attention primatologist Dian Fossey.