Aww: Man Comforts Gorilla Who Just Lost His Mom

We all know that losing a parent can be one of the most tragic days of a person’s life. This photo that was taken by photographer Phil Moore shows us that that the feelings of loss and sadness that come with losing a mother aren’t limited to the human species.

Read on to find out more about the circumstances that brought this unlikely pair together.

10. The Park That’s Home

Virunga National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, on the border of Uganda and Rwanda. Virunga is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the continent’s most biologically diverse protected area. The park is home to about a quarter of the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas.