Cleveland Metroparks Zoo expecting new baby gorilla

Published: May. 12, 2023 at 12:30 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo will be welcoming a new face after announcing the incoming birth of a new baby gorilla on Friday.

Metroparks officials said Kebi, the zoo’s 30-year-old gorilla, is carrying a newborn gorilla, news released perfectly for Mother’s Day weekend.

Courtesy: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The newest addition will be the second baby gorilla in the zoo’s 140-year history after the Oct. 26, 2021 birth of Kayembe.