An 8-week-old bonobo (pronounced bah-NO-bow) made her official debut to the public today at the Cincinnati Zoo. The baby girl was born November 17 to mother "Kimia" and father "Vergil." This is the zoo's eighth bonobo birth.
Infant bonobos are born almost helpless and have to be carried everywhere by their mothers for the first two years.
The Cincinnati Zoo is only one of eight zoos in the country to exhibit bonobos. There are few of them left in the wild.
A one year old birthday party today for Gladys the Gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. The baby Western-Lowland gorilla was brought to the Cincinnati zoo after her mother rejected her. Keepers had dressed as a gorilla to help raise her.
The keepers created a gorilla birthday cake – Here's what happened when they gave it to Gladys: