WATCH: This Gorilla’s reaction to pictures of other Gorillas will melt your heart

A special bond was created between a boy and a Gorilla at Louisville Zoo in Kentucky yesterday.

WATCH: This Gorilla’s reaction to pictures of other Gorillas will melt your heart

A special bond was created between a boy and a Gorilla at Louisville Zoo in Kentucky yesterday.

The young boy, who looks like he’s in his teens, sat by the Gorillas prospects and began to flick through pictures of other gorillas on his Iphone.

What happened next will melt your heart.

The Gorilla, who goes by the name of Jelani, became engrossed with the pictures and couldn’t take his eyes of the boy.

So much show that he moves over and leans against the glass to get even closer.

The adorable moment was shared by Paul Ross on YouTube and has already reached over 5,000 views.

"Touched my heart seeing that kid being so kind and gentle with [the gorilla]. I think it was a special moment," Paul wrote in the description.

"I had the luxury of interacting with the kid and his family, and watching the whole scene play out for about 20-30 minutes”.

He added: "The zoo also says that particular gorilla likes watching photos and videos on people's phones"

Although we secretly hope he thought it was like Tinder for Gorillas.

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