Gorillas at Disney's Animal Kingdom reveal the name of the newest western lowland gorilla to parents Azizi and Gino

Aug 28, 2021 in "Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail"

Ada's name revealed by Gorillas
Posted: Saturday August 28, 2021 9:38am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The family troop of gorillas at Disney's Animal Kingdom helped reveal the name of the newest addition to the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail family - Ada.

Ada (AH-duh) comes from the Igbo people in Nigeria and can be translated to mean "first daughter." After giving birth to two sons, it was fitting to name Azizi's first daughter, Ada.

The animal care team formed letters using rice cereal for the gorillas to unwrap. The reveal activity was designed to stimulate the troop's problem-solving skills and encourage them to interact with their environment.

Watch the video below for a look at the reveal.

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Mike JumboSep 22, 2021

I hate to say this but make way, Fiona. It's Greta's time to shine as the new cutie.

RiderSep 11, 2021

Dear PrudenceSep 10, 2021

I love hippos. They are such sweet looking animals and they're so graceful in the water. Too bad they're literally they most deadly animals in Africa and are fiercely bad tempered. ...doesn't stop me from wanting to hug this baby.

RSoxNo1Sep 05, 2021

dreday3Sep 04, 2021

Gah! Animal Kingdom and everything about it is best. 😍

TikibirdLandSep 04, 2021

That's ADORABLE! That's a great video, I don't care who you are!

DCBakerSep 03, 2021

jeanericuser001Aug 29, 2021

And just in time for disney to release a new plush toy to sell.

Epct82Aug 28, 2021

Very exciting news. Congrats to the proud mother.

JoeCamelAug 28, 2021

They are training their new labor pool

SkywiseAug 28, 2021

I don't think Disney should be teaching these animals to read and write... I've seen how Planet of the Apes turned out! :D

PolynesianPrincessJul 17, 2021

Fiona is the best!! I love watching her videos!

jeanericuser001Jul 17, 2021

That would be one crazy coupling. A frisky silverback trying to get experimental or a male hippo that made a female gorrilla very very nervous. The newborns look very cute and Im sure disney is already getting those mini plushes ready so kids can cry to the parents they want a baby hippo/gorrilla plush toy.