Silverback dad defends baby mountain gorilla – Animal Babies: Episode 3 Preview – BBC One

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  1. people always compare humans to gorrilas saying how humans should be more like them and "peaceful" but i wonder how people would respond if a mom gets with a new man and the man decided to kill all her baby children just to end the previous father gene pool

  2. he threatened to kill his family? I think he also called the other silverbacks mom a slut. Oooh Weee, what a tense situation oh boy oh my. hooo weee

  3. He seems to defend them against any kind of cleanliness as well. These things stink like nothing you have ever smelled. And not like cocoa butter and jerry curl juice either.

  4. It's mind-boggling to think that a Silverback Gorilla would obliterate a well conditioned NFL lineman or the World's Stongest Man in minutes. Do you have any idea how strong they are? You're well protected baby Gorilla.

  5. When you look closer at the footage you realize there’s no “rival gorilla” it’s footage of the same gorilla looped and only one gorilla is seen and the other females sad that the narration says different but watch this again and see if you see two silver back males on one screen

  6. Good Daddy 💙 I pray he can protect him til he's big enough not to get eaten 😇🙏🏼💙😇🙏🏼💙😇🙏🏼💙😇🙏🏼💙😇🙏🏼💙🙏🏼😇💙🙏🏼

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  8. Damn people say that only humans are evil but after hearing what those apes do to their rivals young makes me think all life is evil. Except for plants maybe since the only killing they do is for survival or defense.

  9. Wild animals see shit like this everyday, that your future husband kills your son in front of you must be horrible for the mothers but they can get over it and move on so much faster than humans do. As in males, females need to have their own offspring before anything else in life, so the male did something horrible in order to have his own offspring and so did the female to achieve the goal. And on top of that they must've known from culture how it works before it happens, like we as humans get used to public execution, so the females gorillas get used to the probability of their son getting killed and having another child with the killer.

  10. We need an entire army of people with tranquilizer darts to shoot them just incase they get out of hand because our safety is far more important than these animals.
    I'll be very honest about this , if I even heard those popping sounds of a gorilla pounding it's chest? I wouldn't even hesitate I'd simply just yell forth "Take the shot! ..Now!!" and it would be over, there would be no bloody incident or anybody harmed as the gorilla would be laying flat out on its back or face whichever the two it makes no difference to me
    We need to concern ourselves with our safety first!

  11. Yes, that's an interesting detail that has occurred, but it's very very rare and has never been witnessed by humans. We make a lot of assumptions about the gorillas based on finding dead carcasses and observing the moves and changes within the family. If a Silverback is falling on his duties or is getting too old or if the femaies are no longer happy with him. As far as killing the young also extremely rare – and again we have never actually witnessed such a thing, it's based on secondary evidence.


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