The gorilla Ndakasi, who became famous after a selfie with a ranger spread, died at the age of 14, and the gorilla’s death came after suffering from disease, according to the website “CNNin English.
According to a statement from the Virunga National Park in the Republic of the Congo, the gorilla died in the arms of the forest ranger, Andre Bauma, who rescued her when she was young, and she was raised in the oldest open national park in Africa..
The report from CNN
The report shows that the guard, “Bauma”, rescued the gorilla Ndakasi, when she was only two months old, in 2007 after poachers killed her parents, and Ndakasi was still attached to her mother after her death, when Bauma found her..
It was then that the rangers decided that it was not safe to send Ndakasi back to the forest, in the absence of any of her family members, so they decided, that she should be raised at the animal shelter, which is run by Bauma..
The guard is playing with the gorilla
Gorilla sleeping in the lap of its guard
Gorilla taking a selfie with the guard
Ndakasi became world famous in 2017, when she took a suitable pose to photograph with another gorilla behind a forest ranger, imitating humans, according to what was published by “CNN”..
The relationship between the guard and the two gorillas intensified over time, as he confirmed that he loved Ndakasi as if she were his daughter, and said, “It has been an honor for me to support and nurture such a loving creature, especially knowing the trauma that Ndakassi suffered at a very young age. on understanding the relationship between humans and great apes and why we must do everything we can to protect them.”