Afternoon Repose, San Francisco Zoo, California
This young gorilla joined an adult for a nap on a large group of rocks, about one o’clock in the afternoon. Yes, the finger is in the mouth similar to a young child sucking their thumb. The youngster is looking at the adult and I am safely separated by sixty or more feet from both animals. I am shooting over the adults shoulder giving the appearance of direct eye contact. Photo © copyright by Ronald J. Saunders.