Zookeepers surprised after gorilla has baby

PRAGUE, Czech Republic (WISH) – It was a surprise pregnancy at the Prague Zoo in Czech Republic.

The zoo said they have a new addition, a baby gorilla.

Workers at the zoo said they didn’t even know the 24-year-old gorilla was pregnant. They said they thought she may have gained weight.

The mother, Shinda had reportedly had a number of miscarriages in the past, but zoo officials said the mother and daughter are both healthy.

Visitors were able to see Shinda cradling her newborn in her arms a day after she was born.

CNN contributed to this story. 

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