The first gorilla birth in over a decade, this little tyke plays "a contributing role to the conservation efforts taking place for this critically endangered species through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan (AZA, SSP)." Wee.

Monifa, the baby's mother, an endangered western lowland gorilla, is having trouble taking to her newborn. The mother has ignored the baby since its birth. No word if the father, Oscar Jonesy, is stepping up to the proverbial plate.