WBEZ | baby animals http://www.wbez.org/tags/baby-animals Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Baby gorilla seriously injured at Chicago zoo http://www.wbez.org/news/baby-gorilla-seriously-injured-chicago-zoo-105762 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/gorilla.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A 3-month-old gorilla has been seriously injured at Chicago&#39;s Lincoln Park Zoo while in an enclosure with other gorillas.</p><p>Zoo President Kevin Bell says they&#39;re not sure what caused the injury, although it appears to have been inflicted by another gorilla. Bell says there were no previous signs of violence from the group.</p><p>The baby gorilla named Nayembi suffered cuts to her face last week. Zoo workers quickly separated the mother and baby from the rest of the group.</p><p>Zoo officials are cautiously optimistic about a recovery.</p><p>The zoo has its own hospital where the gorilla is being treated.</p><p>A statement on the Lincoln Park Zoo&#39;s website says that in an encouraging sign the gorilla is playing during the day and getting plenty of sleep at night.</p></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 09:54:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/news/baby-gorilla-seriously-injured-chicago-zoo-105762