Two gorillas share heart-warming hug

Rosie Vare

Everybody needs a hug sometimes and that list now includes Western Lowland Gorillas!

Two of them living at a national park in the Republic of Congo were caught on camera sharing a tender moment.

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Workers with the Wildlife Conservation society's Congo program recorded about ten seconds of the completely heart melting moment

According to the wildlife workers, the two gorillas in the footage are half-siblings named Avatar and Jingles.