Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Western Lowland Gorilla

Alice a 15-year-old lowland gorilla gave birth to a female baby behind the scenes at Como Zoo last Wednesday

Her first little one was just days old when it died.

The baby, her mother and the baby's father, a 31-year-old silverback western lowland gorilla named Schroeder, will be off exhibit for a couple of months or so to let the family bond.

Here are some traits that should sound familiar to the human condition: Newborns are almost helpless except to cling to their mother's hair and to nurse.

"With this birth, everything is tracking as it should", Dee added.

You won't be able to see the baby at the zoo just yet - Alice and her troop are now behind the scenes as she takes time to bond with her baby.

Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Koninklijke Philips NV (NYSE:PHG)
Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE:PHG). The fund owned 32,078 shares of the technology company's stock after selling 7,201 shares during the quarter.

Draymond Green trash talks Dennis Smith Jr. after mid-air meet-up
Coach Rick Carlisle and everybody in the organization knew there would be hard times for Smith in his rookie year. The stats aren't great, but he created a lot of problems at key points when we were in the game.

Shares in National Retail Properties (NNN) Acquired by Numeric Investors LLC
Advisory Services Network, LLC augmented its ownership by buying 1,689 shares an increase of 79.2% as of 09/30/2017. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $33.15 on the shares of Globus Medical, Inc.

Alice gave birth to the 4-pound female on Wednesday, and the newborn "appears healthy, strong and is bonding" with her mother, the zoo said in Monday's baby announcement. His troop consists of females Nne, Alice and Dara, Dara and Schroeder's baby Arlene, born in 2014, and Alice's yet-unnamed baby.

Alice and Dara both came to Como Zoo as part of the AZA Gorilla Species Survival Plan (SSP). The Gorilla SSP serves 52 zoos across the United States to help guide the management of the gorilla population. The 31-year-old silverback western lowland gorilla has been at Como Zoo since 1991. A gorilla mother will carry the baby on her chest for the first three months. Then, the baby will ride the mother's back.

"Gorillas are very family oriented", said Jo Kelly, Senior Zookeeper.

Dad and other members of the troop will be allowed near the baby once it moves around on its own.

Don't go to the zoo expecting to see the baby anytime soon-the zoo says the baby, Alice Schroeder and the rest of Schroeder's troop are now off-exhibit to allow Alice and her baby time to bond.

Related News:

  • Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) target price raised to $85.00, reported today by Stifel

    Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) target price raised to $85.00, reported today by Stifel

    On Wednesday, May 3 GATES WILLIAM H III sold $172.24 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 2.50 million shares. In current trading day WPCS International Incorporated (WPCS ) stock confirmed the flow of -2.40% with the final price of $1.62.
    Tesla to build wholly-owned Shanghai plant

    Tesla to build wholly-owned Shanghai plant

    However, the tax credits don't benefit buyers of luxury cars which can cost more than $140,000 at Tesla. It was unclear if the Chinese government will conclude a deal with Tesla to coincide with U.S.
    Briton fighting against IS killed in Syria

    Briton fighting against IS killed in Syria

    He died on Monday while clearing land mines, his mother Angie Blannin said, who added she was "extremely proud" of her son. When he first went there I thought he would probably last about six weeks. and he will want to come home.
  • Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 to go on sale today

    Unfortunately the device lacks 3.5mm headphone jack but instead, the device will be shipped with a USB Type-C dongle. The company says the display has a pixel density of 403ppi, and is complete with DCI-P3 colour gamut support.

    Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

    This consensus broker rating may help shed some light on how the sell-side is now viewing company stock. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is sitting at -27.78.

    Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH) Posts Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

    Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc increased Bank Hawaii Corp (BOH) stake by 9.18% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Bank provides a range of financial services and products primarily to clients in Hawaii, Guam and other Pacific Islands.
  • Stock Chatter: J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NasdaqGS:JJSF) Quant & Returns in Focus

    The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. The company reported $1.34 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.49 by ($0.15).
    'Prison Bae' Jeremy Meeks' Estranged Wife Speaks Out In First Interview

    'Prison Bae' Jeremy Meeks' Estranged Wife Speaks Out In First Interview

    It's still very raw. "When something that drastic happens in any household. we were living day to day life without him".

    Uber Sexual Harassment Movie in the Works With Susan Fowler

    The outcry also contributed to mounting demands for then-CEO Travis Kalanick to step down, which he finally did in June of 2017. Women were transferring out of the organization, and those who couldn't transfer were quitting or preparing to quit.
  • Carmel police arrest former Indianapolis Colts player Robert Mathis for OWI

    Carmel police arrest former Indianapolis Colts player Robert Mathis for OWI

    Officers with the Carmel Police Department arrested former Indianapolis Colts player Robert Mathis for OWI early Tuesday morning. A six-time Pro Bowler, Mathis won Super Bowl XLI with Peyton Manning and the Colts in 2006 over the Chicago Bears .

    Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) PT Raised to GBX 4500

    Citigroup Inc. raised shares of Rio Tinto PLC from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, December 5th. The stock of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, March 21.
    Juventus' Buffon named Best FIFA goalkeeper

    Juventus' Buffon named Best FIFA goalkeeper

    It was not enough to win in Europe and I hope that this year we can go one better, both with Juventus and the national team. Manchester United star David de Gea reportedly fails to receive a single vote for the FIFA Best Goalkeeper award.

Most liked

Technical Scrutiny: Eversource Energy (ES), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)
In related news, EVP Michael Frederick Klein sold 10,051 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock of Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE: TRV ) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, December 12 by BMO Capital Markets.

Bp Plc Purchases 2000 Shares of, Inc
The e-commerce giant reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.40 by ($1.00). The firm owned 52,000 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock after purchasing an additional 2,000 shares during the quarter.

VF Corporation (VFC) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
VFC has a net profit margin of 9.20% and is more profitable than the average company in the Textile - Apparel Clothing industry. On August 15 Buckingham kept the stock rating at "Neutral" and raised the price expectation to $62.00 from $55.00.

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Purchases 15427 Shares of WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)
Jennison Assocs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.11% of its portfolio in WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) for 11.00M shares. Equities analysts forecast that WPX Energy, Inc. will post ($0.50) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Earnings at the Forefront For Lockheed Martin Corporation
This repurchase authorization authorizes the aerospace company to purchase up to 2.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Since the start of the New Year, Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT ) shares have seen a move of 28.03%.

Middlesbrough have three out for cup tie with Bournemouth
Boro would eventually lose 4-0, a result that left the club nine points adrift of safety with just five games remaining. Six months on from that demoralising day, Boro head back to Dean Court looking to kick-start their season under Monk .

Legislature passes marijuana bill
That's well short of the number needed for a two-thirds majority to overcome a veto from the Governor, which Rep. House lawmakers earlier rejected a bill that would have extended a moritorium on marijuana sales until 2019.

Price Target Review: The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (HIG)
Comparing the number of shares sold short over time is a method analysts often use to get a reading on investor sentiment. With 320,000 avg volume, 3 days are for Assurant Incorporated (NYSE:AIZ)'s short sellers to cover AIZ's short positions.

Mbalula delivers crime stats, vows to crack down on 'lazy' police efforts
This shows the dependency of such substances as motivation to commit crimes, property-related crime in particular". Mbalula said, "Over the past four years, murder has reflected an upward trend".

Short Interest in Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) Decreases By 33.8%
Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $21.17 on the shares of Pan American Silver Corp. The stock stands almost $0.54 off versus the 52-week high of $29.85 and $13.37 above the 52-week low of $15.94.

First Western Capital Management Company Increases Holding in Home Depot INC (HD)
HD's profit will be $2.12 billion for 22.70 P/E if the $1.80 EPS becomes a reality. 2,465 were reported by Coho Prtnrs Limited. It fall, as 34 investors sold GRA shares while 89 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes.

Man arrested, charged with terrorism in connection with Virginia parking lot explosion
Williamsburg Police Major Greg Riley said the device went off in a highly trafficked area during peak time but no one was injured. He was charged with two felonies, possessing and using an explosive device and committing an act of terrorism.

Germany's Private Sector Growth Slows In October
Germany is the eurozone's powerhouse economy and a PMI reading of 60 indicated robust health for its manufacturing sector. New order growth rose for the third consecutive month in October to the most rapid pace seen since April 2011.

Dodgers confident SS Seager will be in World Series lineup
It was the Dodgers' first game-ending homer in the postseason since Gibson's. "I don't think it's tiring hearing about it. If he remains on the roster for the World Series, Culberson could take the spot of either a position player or a pitcher.

Makers release first look of Veere Di Wedding
In a way, all four girls look nothing less than Disney princesses, which gives us all the reasons to eagerly wait for this film. While the poster that was released on Tuesday features Sonam and Kareena in their best ethnic avatar as the ideal pair of BFFs.