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IMAGES OF THE DAY: Gorilla Brothers, Separated For 3 Years, Reunited & Overjoyed
August 17, 2012
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We always hear how much gorillas are like us. But for the most part, we don't get to see it - especially when it comes to feelings and emotions.

Well, the keepers at a safari park in Britain have put together a set of remarkable photos of two gorillas being reunited after being separated for 3 years.

Kesho - a 13-year-old Silverback - was reunited with his 9-year-old brother Alf. And as you can see by the photos, they were pretty psyched to see each other again.

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The gorillas were born at the Dublin zoo, but Kesho was moved to the London zoo to be part of a breeding program.

One of the keepers said: "The keepers from Dublin weren't entirely sure the brothers would even know each other, but the moment they met you could just see the recognition in their eyes."

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Another expert in mountain gorillas said: "It is gorilla joy, being reunited with someone you used to have good times with and now you can again, so it's gorilla happiness."

The BBC has the full slideshow.

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