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Dr Charlotte Uhlenbroek meets a family of mountain gorillas

Join Dr Charlotte Uhlenbroek as she treks into northwest Rwanda to meet a family of critically endangered mountain gorillas for the first time. She also has a brief run in with a young gorilla who tries to establish authority during the film crew’s observations.

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The clip was filmed for the BBC nature documentary series Cousins in 2000.

In the archives, meet more gorillas and watch one of our favorite ape videos: Chance encounter with a family of wild mountain gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and an orangutan family spends quiet time together in the jungle.

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