An exciting announcement to start the year! Western lowland gorilla pregnancy: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/gorilla-zoo-calgary-pregnant-lowland-yewande-1.5868598 Yewande, a western lowland gorilla, is expecting her first baby. The 12-year-old is due to give birth in early May, the zoo said in a release Monday. "This marks the first gorilla baby in the troop since Kimani's birth in 2016," Dorgan said, noting it will also be the first offspring for Jasiri, the zoo's new male silverback. Jasiri, a 21-year-old who came from the Atlanta Zoo, was moved in with the zoo's band of female western lowland gorillas last year.