A video of gorillas trying to avoid the rain in a South Carolina zoo is going viral on the social media. The troop of gorillas at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia were seen huddling together beneath an overhang to stay out of the rain. According to a FoxNews report, two of the female gorillas clutched to on to their babies so as to protect them from the rain.
The sweet video was shared on Facebook by zoo employee Brooke Hunsinger with a caption that read, ''Gorillas are magnificent, majestic creatures full of grace and beauty… except when it rains.''
Watch the video below:
The video has collected millions of views and thousands of comments since being shared online. "Those mamas protecting their babies!!! So sweet," wrote one person in the comments section. "This is so funny! What a great video! The silverback waited until the women and children went inside first," said another.
The clip was later also added on the official page of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.