Sunday 23 November 2014

Eights days old, baby gorilla 'getting stronger day by day'

Published 19/03/2014 | 23:48

In a Wednesday, March 19, 2014 photo provided by the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, an 8-day-old gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is bottle-fed at the zoo in San Diego. This baby gorilla delivered by a rare emergency cesarean section last week at the San Diego Zoo had contracted pneumonia and is receiving round-the-clock care. Zoo officials say the young gorilla sleeps a lot but is getting stronger day by day and vets are cautiously optimistic about her condition.(AP Photo/San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Tammy Spratt)
This baby gorilla delivered by a rare emergency cesarean section last week at the San Diego Zoo had contracted pneumonia and is receiving round-the-clock care.

This baby gorilla was delivered by a rare emergency cesarean section last week at the San Diego Zoo.

The baby (eight days old) had contracted pneumonia and is receiving round-the-clock care.

Zoo officials say the young gorilla sleeps a lot but is getting stronger day by day and vets are cautiously optimistic about her condition.

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