Gorilla Carries Toddler Video Goes Viral

By on Sep 18, 2012 in Amazing, Animals, Science Comments

A video taken more than 20 years ago of a gorilla carrying a baby goes viral after it was released, international news sites reported on Monday, September 17, 2012.

According to reports, Damian Aspinall, a British conservation activist shot the video at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent 22 years ago, but released it only now.

In the video, Tansy, Aspinall‘s 18-month-old daughter plays with a 300-pound gorilla, picks her up and carries her like a doll. Reports said that Aspinall decided to release the video to raise awareness about gorillas, that gorillas can be very gentle creatures too.

Below is a video report about the viral video and an interview of Damian Aspinall by ABCNews:



Video Credit: ABCNews / Youtube



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