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The baby gorilla delivered through a C-section.

Raw video: Baby gorilla born in rare C-section

Published: Friday, Mar. 14, 2014 - 7:35 am

An infant gorilla was been delivered by a rare animal Caesarean-section at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Wednesday.

The emergency procedure began after 18-year-old gorilla Imani went into labor Wednesday morning, according to CBS San Diego, quoting zoo officials.

By evening, Imani showed no signs of progress, so veterinary staff took her to the Safari Park veterinary hospital for a emergency surgery, CBS San Diego reported.

Imani’s baby was delievered at 4.6 pounds.

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