Contact: John Delaney
Wildlife Conservation Society
Caption: Taken by researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, this image is one of a series showing western gorillas mating 'face-to-face' in Mbeli Bai in the Republic of Congo. These images are the first capturing such behavior in wild gorillas.
Credit: © Thomas Breuer - WCS/MPI-EVA
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