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Wildlife Conservation Society

Wild Gorillas in 'Face-to-Face' Copulation

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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