Only the fifth set of mountain gorilla twins ever to be reported in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The mountain gorilla is officially listed as critically endangered. This image by Diana Rebman was in the running for the 2013 Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species.
No, I WON'T smile for you! The cute baby gorilla who thinks she’s a cheeky monkey
Being cute is all very well, but perhaps Atinbi the baby gorilla has had enough adulation for one day, sticking her tongue out at admirers at the Limbe Wildlife Centre in Cameroon. Many of the primates at the centre have been orphaned by poachers, but Atinbi was born there after her mother was given refuge.
Meet the gentle giants of the mountains on the brink of extinction
Hunting: The gorillas are also vulnerable to poachers, who make their way through the parks. Pictured: Ranger Andre Baunma with a gorilla who has been orphaned and is now being cared for at the Mikeno Lodge, Virunga National Park
Gorilla mother Kumili arms her newborn at the zoo in Leipzig, central Germany. The baby gorilla was born during the night between 10 and 11 March 2014 and its sex is still unknown. It's the second gorilla baby born within four month in this group of apes.