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DNA Tests Suggest Mountain Gorilla Population 'Shrunk'
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, mountain gorillas, population in peril, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2452 days ago -
One of the most endangered species of gorillas could be in greater peril than previously thought.Experts could have to scale back their estimates of how many mountain gorillas are left in the wild after a new survey cut numbers in one of their main habita
Baby Gorilla Reared By Zoo Staff After Being Dumped By Mother
Animals  (tags: san francisco, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorilla, hand reared, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 2428 days ago -
A baby gorilla who was dumped by his mother has been saved by zookeepers. The two-month-old primate, who been hand-reared since being separated from his four siblings, wears nappies and even plays with human toys. He enjoys having his tummy rubbed by
The New Baby Gorilla at Taronga Zoo ~ Photo Gallery
Animals  (tags: australia, zoolife, wildlife, wildanimals, big apes, gorilla )

- 2811 days ago -
adorable Pictures of thenew Baby Gorilla at Taronga Zoo, Australia
Sprout-Fed Gorillas Kick Up Stink
Animals  (tags: england, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, western lowland mountain gorillas, treat, kicking up a stink, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2467 days ago -
A festive treat had to be taken off the menu at a Surrey theme park after visitors complained about a band of gorillas who were kicking up a stink. The western lowland gorillas at Chessington World of Adventures loved their sprouts but the vegetables
Rare Gorilla Twins Born in Uganda
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorillas, rare twin birth, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2501 days ago -
Rare mountain gorilla twins have been born in Uganda's Bwindi Forest, home to around half the world's population of the endangered primates, a wildlife official said Wednesday. The twins were born to a gorilla called Kwintonda early last month, said Li
First Observed Birth of a Western Lowland Gorilla in the Wild
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wildanimals, big apes, lowland gorillas, birth, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2793 days ago -
Just last month, staff of the WWF-funded Dzanga-Sangha Primate Habituation Programme witnessed the birth of a new infant into the Makumba group of western lowland gorillas, which lives in the Central Africa Republic's Dzanga-Ndoki National Park. The newbo
Hungary: Female Gorilla Recovering After Surgery
Animals  (tags: hungry, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorilla, gynecological surgery, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2457 days ago -
BUDAPEST, Hungary - The Budapest Zoo says a 32-year-old female gorilla has undergone gynecological surgery, the first such operation in Hungary and rare even worldwide. Spokesman Zoltan Hanga says veterinarians and doctors carried out the procedure lat
Killings of Mountain Gorillas in Congo Prompt U.N. Probe
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, big apes, killing, death )

- 2995 days ago -
CNN) -- The shooting deaths of four mountain gorillas -- three females and an alpha male silverback -- are prompting a United Nations agency to send a mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Rangers made the gruesome find in the southern sector of Vi
Eight Mountain Gorillas Are Shot Dead in Troubled National Park
Animals  (tags: africa, big apes, killing, shot )

- 2995 days ago -
At least eight rare mountain gorillas have been shot dead, striking a blow to conservation efforts. The animals were part of a 12-member troop known to researchers as the Rugendo family and lived in a mountainous area straddling the borders of Rwanda
Jane Goodall Issues Call to Save Gorillas
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorillas, jane goodall, protection, endangered, extinction )

- 2502 days ago -
Gorillas are increasingly in danger from wars like the conflict in the Democratic Repbulic of Congo and continuing deforestation. The UN Environment Programme is so concerned that the high-powered organisation has named 2009 "The Year of the Gorilla".
Gorilla Sanctuary Is Congo War Front
Animals  (tags: africa, wildanimals, wildlife, big apes, gorillas, war, AnimalWelfare, humans, endangered, habitat )

- 2826 days ago -
VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, Congo -- Not far from a hillside where several mountain gorillas shot dead last summer lie buried, park ranger Innocent Mburanumwe peers across a primordial canopy of treetops into what may be the most dangerous game reserve on eart
Round-the-Clock Care for Baby Gorilla
Animals  (tags: Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, big apes, gorilla, baby, rejected, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2761 days ago -
A rare baby gorilla rejected by its mother is thriving after keepers worked around the clock to rear the infant by hand. Tia is being fed baby milk and clothed in nappies as she is cared for by keepers in their own homes. Tamki, the mother, lost interest
Bobby the Gorilla Dies in London Zoo
Animals  (tags: england, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorilla, bobby, found dead, lowland gorillaendangered, extinction, protection, sadness )

- 2499 days ago -
Bobby the gorilla, who moved to London Zoo from Bristol in 2003, has died The male gorilla was found dead in his nest by his keepers early on Friday morning. In a statement, the zoo said everyone was "devastated" by the loss of the 25-year-old silver
Louisville Gorilla Turns 50
Animals  (tags: kentucky, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, timmy, 50 years young, western lowland gorilla, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 2465 days ago -
Timmy Is Oldest Male Gorilla In North America LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Turning 50 is a big deal, especially if you're the oldest male gorilla in North America. Timmy, a western lowland gorilla, will be celebrating his birthday at the Louisville Zoo's Gorill
Attorney Miffed At Gorilla's Birthday Party
Animals  (tags: boston, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorilla, little joe, birthdayendangered, extinction, protection )

- 2425 days ago -
Amid Fanfair, 'Little Joe' Turns 16 BOSTON -- Birthday streamers and an oversized cake heralded the birthday of Boston's most famous gorilla Monday, but some found little to celebrate in the occasion.NewsCenter 5's Rhondella Richardson reported that the

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