Mahale, an adult chimpanzee living at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas, United States, went into labor on the 15th, but complications forced a cesarean section, zoo veterinarians said. Yesterday, 48 hours after birth, we were able to meet the puppy for the first time, and the moment was captured on video.
According to the zoo’s Facebook page, the caesarean section was successful, but the little chimpanzee had difficulty breathing, forcing experts to keep the newborn under observation for nearly two days.
Yesterday, he returned to his mother already with a special name. He was named Kusesa, which means “to play” in the Swahili language spoken in many African countries.
moment Mahala Seeing her son for the first time and holding him in her arms was recorded on video and became a hit on the network due to the emotional reaction. From the chimpanzee.
She approaches but does not touch the baby wrapped in a blue cloth. However, as soon as he moves and puts his hand out, she immediately takes him in her arms, in a motherly gesture. In the second video, she can be seen drinking breast milk MahalaHe who looks at him tenderly.
“good job, Mahala“, a zoo employee says in the video.
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