LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Kindi the gorilla at the Louisville Zoo is celebrating her first birthday.

After losing her mother from birth complications, The Zoo has been posting videos of Kindi’s journey as she grows.

Zoo officials allowed the public to meet up and celebrate Kindi’s birthday at the Gorilla Forest exhibit Tuesday.

Kindi will remain at the zoo after finding her surrogate mother, 32-year-old Kweli.

Kweli stepped in to care for the baby gorilla.

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