A heartwarming video is going viral on the internet showing a chimpanzee reuniting with its surrogate mother after spending a night under veterinary care at Australia’s Rockhampton Zoo.
Three-year-old Gandali was bitten by a brown snake in his zoo enclosure on September 5. According to the zoo, Gandali received immediate veterinary care and was observed throughout the night.
The baby chimpz was reunited with his surrogate mother Samantha the next day, before being reintroduced to the rest of the troop.
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According to a press release from Rockhampton Zoo, Gandali has made a full recovery.
“Gandali returned to Rockhampton Zoo this morning where he is slowly being reintroduced to the troop. He has already been reunited with his surrogate mother, Samantha, and they both ran into each other’s arms, which was just beautiful,” Cr said. Rutherford. .
“This reintegration process will ensure that Gandali has one-on-one introductions with the chimpanzees so that troop dynamics can adjust, which is an important process when a chimpanzee has left the troop and returned, even for a short period of time.
Rockhampton Zookeepers will be closely monitoring Gandali and the pride during this time.
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