Gorilla brothers are separated for 3 years. watch what happens when they’re reunited.
When family members reunite after being separated for many years, it’s an emotional event. There are tears of joy and tears that come with missing out on time with a loved one.
These feelings and moments aren’t just limited to humans. Animals have connections and attachments to their kin just like we do. No matter how long or short the time spent apart lasts, it can still feel like a million years when you love and miss someone. It’s made abundantly clear with the siblings in this video from ABC News.
Living in different zoos, brothers Kesho and Alf were separated from each other for three years. The gorilla brothers were born at Dublin Zoo and are four years apart in age, with Kesho, a silverback, being the oldest. Shipped off to the London Zoo for breeding, Kesho missed hanging out with baby bro Alf.Years later, they were to be reunited at Longleat Safari & Adventure Park. But zookeepers were worried— worried these guys wouldn’t recognize each other and thus commence a showdown of WWE proportions, that is. It turned out to be all for naught though, and zoo staff soon learned the meaning of their brotherly bond.
Watch the clip below to learn how the two western lowland gorillas reacted to one another. Kesho and Alf didn’t miss a beat! As is often the case with folks we haven’t seen in a while, it’s like no time had passed, and they picked up where they left off.