1. Makumba was in a tree eating leaves when he heard something across the clearing, where the rest of his family was. He wasn't about to abandon the leaves though, and took a branch with him. Nor did he want to get his hands wet, so he walked across the stream.

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  2. Sopo, who was born in 2010, went through a phase of following his silverback father around. Makumba mostly...tolerates his presence. Nevertheless, Sopo desperately wants his father's attention, and resorts to silly antics to try to get it.

    Unedited footage.

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Makumba The Western Lowland Silverback Gorilla & His Family

Laurel Chor

Makumba lives in the Central African Republic. I get to follow him around almost every day. These videos are the result.

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