Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our new Wildlife Photo of the Day website.

This week we chose this beautiful portrait of a mountain gorilla mother and her infant in the Virunga Mountains of Rwanda.

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“A Mother’s Embrace” by Julia Cumes

Photographer Julia Cumes was struck by this mother’s expression as she embraced her infant.

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