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Last Updated: Sunday September 21 2008 11:30 GMT

In pics: New home for orphaned gorilla

Orphaned gorilla Kera at her new home in Bristol

Meet Kera. The four-year-old gorilla is trying to settle into a new home at Bristol Zoo, but looks a little nervous about meeting her new family...

Orphaned gorilla Kera with one of the keepers at her new home in Bristol

Kera was born in Spain, but had to be hand-reared at a special ape nursery in Germany after her mum rejected her.

Orphaned gorilla Kera with one of the keepers at her new home in Bristol

Now she's a bit older she's been moved to Bristol to join the zoo's family of western lowland gorillas.

Orphaned gorilla Kera with one of the keepers at her new home in Bristol

But she's spent lots of time with her new keepers too and doesn't seem keen on letting go.

Orphaned gorilla Kera with one of the keepers at her new home in Bristol

Time to say goodbye - keepers at the zoo say Kera is good natured and very sociable so they're not worried about her fitting in with the other animals.

Orphaned gorilla Kera at her new home in Bristol

Now it's up to Kera to find some new friends and make herself at home.