The mountain gorilla made a lot of headlines around the world after posing for a selfie with a park ranger. An orphaned Ndakasi gorilla breathed his last in the arms of his 49-year-old caretaker Andre Bauma in eastern Congo’s Virunga National Park.
Animals cannot speak like humans. Not only can they express their love by words, but they can definitely express the affection that they feel with you by their expressions. These days a similar picture is going viral, which shows the deep love between humans and animals. This picture is of the National Park of the East Congo, in which a 14-year-old mountain gorilla is wrapped in the arms of her caretaker Andre Bauma and she also died in the same way.
You must have heard many stories of human and animal life. But some stories are such that everyone gets emotional after hearing about them. These days one such lovely story is becoming very viral again in the internet world. In fact, orphan Ndakasi (mountain gorilla) breathed his last in the arms of his 49-year-old partner Andre Bauma in Virunga National Park in eastern Congo. Since then, the example of the friendship of Gorilla and Andre is being given.
Mountain Gorilla’s friendship went viral.
According to a report, Ndakasi died at the age of 14. She was rescued by Virunga Rangers when she was just two months old and found clinging to her mother’s lifeless body. His mother was gunned down by armed militia hours earlier. Ndakasi was later sent to the park’s Senquekwue Center with a fellow orphaned gorilla Ndakasi, where the pair became popular when they appeared in a selfie with park ranger Matthew Shamvu.
In Cenquekwe, the gorilla died of a ‘long illness’ in the arms of his friend, who had saved the gorilla 14 years ago. Even at that time, Bauma held Ndakasi in his arms, so that he could stay alive. In the last picture of Ndkasi, he can be seen resting his head on Bauma’s chest, while Bauma is holding him.
the gorilla died of a ‘long illness’ in the arms of his friend, who had saved the gorilla 14 years ago.
when Bauma had saved Nadakasi, she was still clinging to him. Even during her last breath, she is seen wrapped around Bauma’s chest in the picture. Bauma says that – ‘It is a privilege for me to have such love and care. I am proud that Nadakasi considered me as his friend. I loved him like a child. We both used to talk a lot. He will be missed.
Bauma said, ‘I am proud to call Ndkasi my friend, I certainly loved him like a child and his cheerful demeanor brought a smile to my face whenever I spoke to him, in Virunga We will all miss him immensely, but we are forever grateful to Ndakasi for the happiness he brought to our lives during his time at Senquekwe.’
after selfie Nadakasi became popular after a selfie. In 2019, park ranger Matthew Shamvu took a selfie with Nadakasi and his fellow gorillas at the Senkwekwe Center. This picture became very viral on the internet, after which Nadakasi became quite popular.