Binti Jua is an 8-year-old western lowland gorilla of the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois. 
In 1996 a 3-year-old child climbed a railing and fell 18 feet into the zoo’s gorilla exhibit. Binti who got to the unconscious boy before zoo officials responded and carried him to an area where the humans could attend to him. 
While she waited for help, she rocked the boy back and forth, as if to comfort him. Her own 17-month-old baby, Koola, clutched her back throughout the incident.

Binti Jua is an 8-year-old western lowland gorilla of the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois.

In 1996 a 3-year-old child climbed a railing and fell 18 feet into the zoo’s gorilla exhibit. Binti who got to the unconscious boy before zoo officials responded and carried him to an area where the humans could attend to him.

While she waited for help, she rocked the boy back and forth, as if to comfort him. Her own 17-month-old baby, Koola, clutched her back throughout the incident.

(Source: myhero.com)