Started To Yawn Yet?

I mean, look at that face. Prosh Yawn Alert! This Bebeh Grilla was born at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle on November 19th.

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Unfortunately, the Mom Grilla wasn’t interested in caring for this little one, so the zoo staff is getting involved with some hand rearing.

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Photo Credits: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo as seen on ZooBorns.



  1. He looks like a fella who could use a waffle and a cuppa joe!

  2. I love that little face! I wonder why mama rejected this baby?

  3. Is it just me, or does baby gorillas look like little old ladies?

  4. @Nina It’s not just you. 🙂

  5. missbianca says:

    He’s a she and while it can’t really be known why her mother didn’t choose to care for her, it may be because her mother was also reared by keepers. I was a docent at Woodland Park Zoo at the time this baby’s mother, Nadiri, was born and talked with the public about the baby (and helped control the impatient crowds).

  6. Alice Shortcake says:

    Seconding Nina’s comment. I can image them talking about bingo and varicose veins.