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Baby Gorilla Debuts at San Diego Zoo

Baby gorilla Joanne was born by a rare emergency C-section.
1:59 | 08/30/14

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different, the star of this next story is this baby girl born by a rare emergency c-section just a few months ago at the San Diego zoo and Sara has all the details. I have watched this new video over and over again. It's even better only little sweeter knowing her entry into the world was rocky but made it a much cuter place to be for sure. San Diego zoo's baby gorilla Joanne is growing up and ready to make her grand entrance becoming more active and taking fewer naps. Watch as she's holding on for dear life but riding proudly atop mommy's back. When Amani is awake, she'll be reaching for things. Reporter: Joanne was born on March 12th after a rare emergency c-section. Since birth, Joanne learned to roll over and prop herself up. Just like human babies while teething she began to mouth items within her reach but she's sampling solid foods. Her favorite kale and grapes cut in half. And just like any other new kid in the neighborhood, Joanne is learning the fine art of playing with the other young gorillas at the zoo. Frank, he's pretty curious about holding Joanne. He wants to carry her around the exhibit. Reporter: While she's under Amani's watchful eye she's trying on new behaviors. Not ready to take on all those adventures she hangs on to mom while swinging on a rope playing with logs and hanging out by mom's side while eating a meal but just like all little ones they don't stay little for long. Joanne takes off with some of her first steps. This gorilla is ready to take on the world one baby step at a time. All I've got to say is oh it's so cute. It's so cute. If it takes a viral video either a baby or animal, take a baby Han mall and you've nailed it. Thanks for doing that. The forecast from

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