Watch what happens when conservationist Damian Aspinall reunites with Kwibi, a lowland gorilla he hasn’t seen for five years. Kwibi grew up with Aspinall at Howletts Wild Animal Park in England. When he was five, Kwibi was released into the forests of Gabon, West Africa.
This clip, produced by Aqua Vita Films, aired on May 4th, 2010, as part of the Animal Planet special Gorilla School.
Bottom Line: Conservationist Damien Aspinall reunites with the gorilla he raised, five years after the gorilla was released into the wild.
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