European first for gorilla mum in Arnhem

A gorilla in Arnhem’s Burgers’ Zoo has managed to keep her twin babies alive for a full year, for the first time ever in a European zoo, news agency ANP says on Thursday.

The only other zoo where twin gorillas have survived is in Atlanta in the US. Just ten sets of gorilla twins have been born in captivity since 1962.

N’Kato and N’Hasa are identical twins and were born on June 13, 2013.

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