You see, Moke’s mom, a western lowland gorilla called Calaya, gave birth to her very first baby at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., that day. As Moke continues his healthy trajectory, Calaya and son will be on exhibit in the Great Ape House, though some rooms may stay out of view. Here's what happened: "This breakthrough helped Brown bond with Calaya and gain her trust. Sunday when she decided to check on the zoo’s very pregnant western lowland gorilla, Calaya.
She said keepers decided to introduce her to him first. “It was a very smooth introduction,” she said. Your subscription supports journalism that matters. She was doing a lot of pacing and walking around,” she said. “She grabbed lots of blankets. . . . And he comports himself well. I am excited to see how he will fit into the group dynamic. Travel + Leisure may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.