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Gorilla Surprises Photographer

In the dense jungles, where every rustle and chirp tells a story, a photographer recently experienced a moment that left him and the world in awe.

A video of this incredible encounter showcases a massive gorilla walking past and surprises a photographer, coming so close that they almost touched.

A Jungle’s Silent Majesty

Gorilla Surprises Photographer
Credit: Expeditewildlifetours6608/ Youtube

The video starts with the photographer, engrossed in his work, capturing the beauty of the jungle. The ambient sounds of the forest create a serene backdrop. But soon, this tranquility is interrupted by the soft thudding of approaching footsteps.

The King Approaches

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Gorillas live in tight-knit family groups led by a dominant silverback male, who protects and guides the troop. Image by Paula Robinson via Unsplash

Emerging from the dense foliage is a majestic gorilla, its size and presence commanding immediate attention. The gorilla, seemingly undeterred by the human presence, continues its path, walking ever closer to the photographer.

A Moment Suspended in Time

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As the gorilla nears, the world seems to stand still. The photographer, realizing the proximity of this magnificent creature, remains motionless, his eyes wide in disbelief. The gorilla, displaying an air of calm authority, walks past him, their proximity so close that they almost touch.

Nature’s Gentle Giant

Gorilla Image by naticastillog via Depositphotos

Despite its imposing size, the gorilla’s demeanor is calm and composed, showcasing the gentle nature of these often misunderstood giants. The video serves as a poignant reminder of the deep connection humans share with wildlife and the moments of wonder nature offers.


Group of mountain gorillas. Image by pljvv1 via

The video of the gorilla’s close encounter with the photographer is a testament to the animal kingdom’s beauty, power, and gentleness. It serves as a reminder of the incredible experiences that await those who venture into the heart of nature, respecting its inhabitants and marveling at its wonders.

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Monday 11th of September 2023

Gorillas 🦍 are such amazing animals, like any large animal they can be gentle or violent, I remember watching gorillas in the mist film, so sad what happened and what they do, and done to the person who tried protecting them, the actress Sigourny Weaver was great in the movie, if you haven watched it yet, you really need to look it up and watch.

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