The brothers - Kesho, 13, and younger brother, Alf, 9 - had not seen each other for two years after being separated in 2010 so that Kesho, a silverback gorilla, could be part of a breeding program at the London Zoo, the BBC reports.
When Kesho proved to be infertile, the brothers were given a second chance to live together.
Both gorillas were sent to the Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire, England, to live in the park's new nearly $5 million gorilla enclosure built to house the over-population of males in the breeding program.
Their reunion, all captured on camera, was one for the family record books. Kesho and Alf put on a display of hugs, shoulder slaps, squeezes and general all-out affection once they saw each other.
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