Lonely Planet Writer

Touching riverside reunion in Gabon between gorilla and man

A gorilla chews some bamboo.
Feeding time. Image by Philip Kromer / CC BY-SA 2.0

An incredible reunion took place on a riverbank in Gabon between a lowland gorilla named Kwibi and Damian Aspinall, the man who raised him in England’s Howletts Wild Animal Park. Aspinall, founder of the Aspinall foundation, reintroduced Kwibi back in the wild five years ago, and was not sure if the gorilla would remember him. Read more: news24.com