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A Surprise Visit

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You may have seen a gorilla in a zoo. You may have seen a gorilla in the wild. But what about wild gorillas visiting you? It happened in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park near Uganda—an incredible, chance encounter with a troop of silverback gorillas.

As the video shows, they walked into a gorilla tracking camp and hung out a bit, even taking time to groom one of the humans (video producer John J. King II). That was, as the human sat quietly, amazed and probably scared a little out of his mind.

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