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Two new additions to endangered gorilla subspecies

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BRONX, N.Y. - A New York zoo is welcoming two newborn gorillas.  The two western lowland gorillas were the first to be born at the Bronx Zoo since 2006.

The zoo's Congo Gorilla Forest is now home to 20 gorillas the largest group in North America.  The babies will be making their public debut sometime this spring. 

Western lowland gorillas are designated as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and are native to Africa.

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