Ambam, a silverback gorilla, has become an internet sensation after being filmed walking on his hind legs. Ambam was born at Port Lympne’s sister park, Howletts, in 1990. Both parks are dedicated to protecting rare species and are managed by an international conservation charity called The Aspinall Foundation (TAF). TAF are pioneers in the conservation of gorillas both at the Kent Parks and at its gorilla rescue and rehabilitation projects in Congo and Gabon where it protects over 1 million acres of unique ecosystem. For further information on visiting the gorillas at Port Lympne or if you would like to adopt a gorilla please go to here.
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Kevin Jenner / Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks
Ambam, a silverback gorilla, at the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent, southeast England, has become an internet sensation after being filmed walking on his hind legs.
Denise Hardy / Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks
Ambam the gorilla has become an internet star after teaching himself to walk like a human. ITV's Nina Nannar reports.