Gorilla Hunt 1951

Eliot Elisofon—TIme & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Scene from a 1951 gorilla hunt in what was then French Equatorial Africa.

Caption from LIFE. “Beating bush, natives hunt for baby gorilla which had fallen when the tree in which it was hiding was cut down. It was finally found under a limb with its arm broken. It was fed on a bottle and survived.”

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