Photo Of Gorilla With Lack Of Pigmentation Shows Hand That Looks Remarkably Human

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Nature is omnipotent, diverse, dominant, and complex. Therefore, it is absolutely normal for us to be constantly surprised by it.

On August 30, Zoo Atlanta posted photos of the gorilla Anaka, that celebrated her 6th birthday.

Fans shared their best wishes and loved the photos of the primate, but many were surprised to see one picture of the gorilla’s fingers. They noticed a pink patch on the skin and commented that her fingers are human-like.

The photo of Anaka’s hand shows the creases in her fingers and her short nails.

Gorillas have opposable thumbs, and they also have individual fingerprints and toeprints. Similarly, they have nails too, like us.

According to the zoo, her skin is as unique as her personality:

‘’She’s often barking at her mom and others to get a prime spot for food and juice.’’

 ‘’She is often seen riding piggyback on her brother and sisters.”

Some suspected that Anaka has vitiligo, manifested by skin patches losing the pigment. Yet, the zoo didn’t confirm it, and their spokesperson added:

“Well, her skin pigment has always been like that and hasn’t changed over the years, so we think it’s just a cool birthmark.”

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