A newborn gorilla, named Ameli, rests in the arms of her mother, Anya.  Picture: Jack Guez.  (Gorillas comprise the eponymous genus Gorilla, the largest extant genus of primates by size. They are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa).

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A newborn gorilla, named Ameli, rests in the arms of her mother, Anya. What a cute smile baby is giving mama, especially as a newborn!

Moja an her baby. Lovely!

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

Japanese Women Are Falling Hard for a "Handsome" Gorilla Named Shabani - http://www.odditycentral.com/animals/japanese-women-are-falling-hard-for-a-handsome-gorilla-named-shabani.html

Japanese Women Are Falling Hard for a "Handsome" Gorilla Named Shabani

In Photos: Baby Gorilla Naming Ceremony

In Photos: Baby Gorilla Naming Ceremony

During the 2014 Kwita Izina, the annual gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park, 18 baby gorillas got their names.

Ever wonder what a group of animals is called? This is a great list of collective nouns for animal groups.

Collective nouns for animal groups.

Funny pictures about Collective nouns for animals. Oh, and cool pics about Collective nouns for animals. Also, Collective nouns for animals.

An 8-day-old western lowland gorilla named Kassiu rests with her 13-year-old mother, Naku, on Thursday at the Milwaukee County Zoo in Wauwatosa.

Zoo welcomes first baby gorilla since 1992

An 8 day old western lowland gorilla named Kassiu, rests with her 13 year old mother, Naku at the Milwaukee County Zoo in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Born last October, this baby mountain gorilla of the Pablo family group was one of 18 gorillas named at this year's #KwitaIzina: http://www.awf.org/news/baby-mountain-gorillas-named-kwita-izina-ceremony

Baby Mountain Gorillas Named at Kwita Izina Ceremony

Born last October, this baby mountain gorilla of the Pablo family group is one of 18 gorillas named.

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Ambam, the Walking Gorilla Ambam is a silverback Western Lowland Gorilla living at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in England. He’s famous for walking upright like a human.

Researchers working in the rainforest of the Central African Republic followed a male silverback gorilla named Makumba (shown here) for 12 months. They found that he could turn on and off his pungent smell depending on the social context.

Gorillas Use Stinky B.O. to Say 'Back Off'

Silverback gorillas can broadcast or hide their scent in order to communicate to other gorillas, research suggests.

A  gorilla named Kijivu holds her nine-day-old baby at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic

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A gorilla named Kijivu holds her nine-day-old baby at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic

This young woman reunited with her childhood best friend, a gorilla named Bimms…

This young woman reunited with her childhood best friend, a gorilla named Bimms, and it was touching. A young woman, Tansy Aspinall, grew up alongside .

Japanese women go ape over 'handsome' gorilla named Shabani - Telegraph

Shabani, a male gorilla at Higashiyama Zoo, in Japan, appears to be quite sexy to the (human) female population.

Mutually beneficial: Williams made Koko laugh and smile for the first time since her longtime companion, a gorilla named Michael, had died six months earlier

Sign language gorilla Koko close to tears after Robin Williams' death

Mutually beneficial: in Robin Williams made Koko laugh and smile for the first time since her longtime companion, a gorilla named Michael, had died 6 months earlier.

A Western Lowland Gorilla named Mbeli holds her baby in their enclosure at Sydney's Taronga Zoo October 31, 2014. The baby gorilla was born three days ago, and is the first sired by the zoo's new Silverback who arrived from France in 2012. (REUTERS/David Gray)

A western lowland gorilla named Mbeli holds her baby in their enclosure at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. The baby gorilla was born three days ago, and is the first sired by the zoo's new Silverback who arrived from France in Picture: REUTERS/David Gray

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