An endangered 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.
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Why Mitt Romney is perfectly poised for a comeback in 2016
- Why is the West so afraid of Islam?
- Here's the schedule very successful people follow every day
- 8 secrets to steal from power networkers
- How to make classic pulled pork
- What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?
- The Nazi smart bomb that inspired China's most dangerous weapon
- The best places to find love — and lust — according to science
- Why GOP reformers are bound to fail
- Don't vote for Andrew Cuomo
Subscribe to the Week