Orphaned Gorilla Demands To Be Cuddled By His Carer After Being Rescued

This is the precious moment a baby orphaned gorilla is seen cuddling up to his carer after being rescued.

Orphaned baby gorilla Bobga is pictured cuddling with carer Alvin Muma after being rescued

Bobga, the baby gorilla from Cameroon is being taken care of by the friendly staff at the Limbe Wildlife Centre’s nursery.

You can see how close Bobga has bonded with his caretakers, as he is seeing cuddling with carer Alvin Muma.

Bobga has been taken into the Limbe Wildlife Centre, where he is being loved and cared for by staff at the centre's nursery

Bobga has a large and safe enclosure where he can hang out when he’s not playing in the nursery with Alvin or others.

These pictures show Bobga has definitely bonded with staff as he is seen cuddling Alvin Muma

Laura Craddock, Fundraising and Communications co-ordinator for the center says:

“It is important for an orphan gorilla, like Bobga, to feel safe and secure with his caretaker and here these pictures capture tender moments of rest between Bobga and one of his dedicated caretakers, Alvin.”

Here’s a video showing Bobgas daily care:

Day in the life of Bogba the gorilla

Day in the life of Bogba the gorilla

“Foraging, playing, learning social skills, stimulating curiosity, climbing and grooming all are crucial elements of his rehabilitation, as is the rest.”

Orphaned gorilla saved from traffickers in Cameroon

“We provide a second chance to victims of the illegal wildlife trades, educate the local community on environmental protection and provide alternative employment to ex-hunting communities.”