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12 endangered newborn zoo animals: A slideshow
Under siege in the wild, these rare species get a new shot at survival with the help of human caretakers
 
12 endangered newborn zoo animals: A slideshow Todd Rosenberg/Lincoln Park Zoo

Aendangered gorilla was born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo on Nov. 16 — the first time in six years that a Western lowland gorilla was born in America's Second City. After a week of rest and attention from staff, the newborn and her 16-year-old mother, Bana, had their public debut Tuesday. Here, a look back at other members of endangered species recently born in zoos around the world.

 

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