The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden introduced Mondika, an eight-day-old Western Lowland Gorilla, to the public Tuesday.
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00:04 So today we allowed our new baby gorilla named moaned
00:07 deep had to come out for the first time and her
00:09 family group. It ran over and we've been expecting this for
00:16 quite awhile -- is the first time on the doing an
00:18 excellent job -- little -- because. We don't know what sex
00:23 the baby is yet. So sometimes that takes a little while
00:26 to find out so in the meantime whether it's a boy
00:29 or whether it's a girl and name will be -- because.
00:32 It's a boy we're gonna nicknamed -- -- -- to be
00:35 really cool new. Improvements over back and if it's a female
00:38 we're gonna nickname Ramona. Telling the gender of little gorilla can
00:42 be tricky sometimes. Because mom told him very close they --
00:45 their hands around the bottom. And they hold them into their
00:49 her. And so we sometimes just have to wait -- that
00:53 perfect moment when mom flips the baby over. To clean her
00:57 room and we happen to be standing there and were close
01:00 enough and there's no shadows. -- very dark. And we can
01:05 get a good looks.