A Cautious Baby Gorilla Repeatedly Falls Down From the Sheer Effort of Trying to Pound His Chest

An adorably cautious baby gorilla emerged from the trees and attempted to pound his chest in the most dignified way, but kept falling down from the effort. The first two times, the little primate played it cool, almost like we was saying that he meant to do it that way. Unfortunately the third time proved too embarrassing and he scurried back into the trees and out of sight.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails. Lori can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.