• This photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo on Friday shows a baby gorilla named Gladys holding the finger of a surrogate human mother at the zoo in Cincinnati.
• This photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo on Friday shows Ron Evans, Primate Center Team Leader at the zoo, Gladys the way a mother Western Lowland Gorilla would with her young. Gladys was born Jan. 29 at a Texas zoo to a first-time mother who wouldn’t care for her.
CINCINNATI—Some zoo workers in Cincinnati are going ape over a baby gorilla.
They are wearing all-black outfits, grunting affectionately, and generally imitating mother gorillas to help the month-old baby adjust to a new home and get ready for a surrogate mother. Later, they will don...