Video: Western Lowland Gorilla at Taronga Zoo Walks Like a Human

Posted on January 29, 2011

A gorilla at Australia's Taronga Zoo in Sydney likes to walk around upright on his hind legs. The two and a half year old gorilla named Mahale is a Western Lowland gorilla. Taronga Zoo's gorilla keeper Laura Fidler says, "We are surprised at how often Mahale does it. He seems to do it all the time."

This video comes just days after a video showed Ambam - a Western Lowland gorilla at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent, England - walking like a human.

Here is the video of Mahale. Take a look:

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