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"Mothers Day" by Chris Schmid
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The WildAid 2019 Gala is almost here! You can start pre-bidding now and until November 8, 2019, at 7 pm Pacific Time, after which the highest bid for each item will become the starting bid at the Gala (paper bidding will be used at the Gala).

"Mothers Day" by Chris Schmid

Close-up portrait of a mother and cub mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) in the Mount Gahinga forest located in Uganda. Mountain gorillas are listed as critically endangered by the IUCN.

Gorillas sleep at night in nests. Baby gorillas will stay in their mother's nests until they are around 2 years old.

Limited edition of five

Measurements: 36" w x 50" h

Sony Ambassador, National Geographic Explorer and represented by National Geographic Image Collection, Chris Schmid, has dedicated his life to documenting the natural beauty of our planet. His photographs and films are an invitation to discover the world with wide eyes and vibrant enthusiasm. His aim is to approach nature right at its heart in order to raise awareness around the fragility of our earth and inspire action to preserve it. Specializing in natural history documentary photography and film-making, the quality of Chris' work is reflected in the widespread recognition he has received. He has been published by National Geographic, BBC, WWF and GEO, and he has won numerous awards for his photography and short films. His tireless efforts to document and protect the few remaining areas of wilderness are fueled by a love for the natural world and a desire to protect what's left.

Note: This item will be ready for you to take home at the end of the gala. An additional fee will apply for shipping.

Generously Donated by Chris Schmid