It's only the first week of January, but we already have an early contender for 2018's Father Of The Year.
Gorilla Brings Traffic To A Stop For A Very Noble Reason
In a stunning new scene caught on video by wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan, we see Chimanuka lead his 23-strong contingent, including some infants, across an unpaved road used by truckers to transport raw materials like timber and charcoal.
According to Buchanan, it was only after the 30-year-old gentle giant posted up in the middle of the dirt thoroughfare and assessed there was no danger that the rest of his crew "broke cover" and scampered over to the sanctuary of the jungle on the far side.
Once he's satisfied that the fam is safe, the big fella himself deliberately saunters off into the bush as if to remind everyone that he's still the alpha in these parts.