This Baby Gorilla At Lincoln Park Zoo Loves Snow

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 9, 2015 3:10PM

Here's something that will melt your cold, cold heart on a bitter Friday. Last year's weather may have been too much for Lincoln Park Zoo's former polar bear Anana to handle but watch how Nayembi, a baby Western Lowland gorilla, reacts when presented with a tub full of snow.

Of course Nayembi loves the snow. In the wild, the Western Lowland gorilla lives in a mountain habitat between 8,000-13,000 feet and has a thicker coat of fur to help them survive when the temps drop below freezing.