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Ngozi, a western lowland gorilla at the Toronto Zoo holds his 2 month old baby gorilla Nassir in Toronto on Nov. 18 2009. (Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)
Ngozi, a western lowland gorilla at the Toronto Zoo holds his 2 month old baby gorilla Nassir in Toronto on Nov. 18 2009. (Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)

Endangered Western lowland gorilla gives birth at Toronto Zoo Add to ...

The Toronto Zoo says that Ngozi, a female Western lowland gorilla, has given birth to a baby.

The zoo says mother and baby — whose sex hasn’t been determined — are both healthy and are doing well.

Charles, the Zoo’s silverback male, is the newborn’s father.

It’s Ngozi’s second birth — her son Nassir was born at the Toronto Zoo on Sept. 2, 2009.

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Ngozi, came to the Toronto Zoo from the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle on March 4, 2008, to breed with Charles.

The Toronto Zoo has seven gorillas — three adults and four youngsters.

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