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The baby gorilla that became my daughter

A heart-warming photograph of Chadian conservationist Appolinaire Ndohoudou and a baby gorilla called Pikin won a top prize at this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Outlook's Saskia Edwards finds out the story behind the image, which is both touching and tragic.

Image: The baby gorilla Pikin in the arms of Appolinaire as they ride in a car
Credit: Jo-Anne McArthur/We Animals

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12 minutes