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Precious Indeed, as New Arrival Renews Hope for Species
Animals  (tags: animals, gorilla, primates, big apes, baby gorilla, zoo animals, zoos, conservation, protection, GoodNews, wildanimals, endangered, AnimalWelfare )

Yrna
- 1312 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
SHE is the apple of her mother's eye, but she is also a small step in the survival of her species. The 10-day-old Western Lowland gorilla, named Kipenzi - Swahili for "Precious One" - appeared in public for the first time yesterday at Taronga Zoo.
Attorney Miffed At Gorilla's Birthday Party
Animals  (tags: boston, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorilla, little joe, birthdayendangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2018 days ago - thebostonchannel.com
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
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 )

Jacquelin
- 2022 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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
DNA Tests Suggest Mountain Gorilla Population 'Shrunk'
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, mountain gorillas, population in peril, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2046 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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
Hungary: Female Gorilla Recovering After Surgery
Animals  (tags: hungry, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorilla, gynecological surgery, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2050 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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
Louisville Gorilla Turns 50
Animals  (tags: kentucky, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, timmy, 50 years young, western lowland gorilla, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2059 days ago - wlky.com
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
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 )

Jacquelin
- 2061 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
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
7 Mountain Gorillas Die of Natural Causes
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, big apes, gorillas, death, natural causes, war, endangered, extinction, protection, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 2087 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Unbelievably, after all the trauma of the war raging around them, 7 mountain gorillas have died in the last few weeks of natural causes. The first two deaths were newborns, twins had been born in Pablo Group! The babies looked healthy and strong (only
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 )

Jacquelin
- 2093 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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
Rare Gorilla Twins Born in Uganda
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorillas, rare twin birth, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2094 days ago - dsc.discovery.com
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
Jane Goodall Issues Call to Save Gorillas
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, gorillas, jane goodall, protection, endangered, extinction )

Jacquelin
- 2096 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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".
Protection Boost for Rare Gorilla
Animals  (tags: cameroon, national park, wildlife, wild animals, big apes, cross river gorilla, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2099 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The government of Cameroon has created a new national park aimed at protecting the critically endangered Cross River gorilla, the world's rarest. Takamanda National Park, on the border with Nigeria, is home to an estimated 115 Cross River gorillas.
World's 'Oldest' Gorilla Celebrates With Cake
Animals  (tags: dallas, texas, zoolife, wildanimals, wildlife, big apes, gorilla, milestone, jenny, birthday, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2301 days ago - edition.cnn.com
DALLAS (AP) -- A gorilla recognized as the world's oldest in captivity celebrated her 55th birthday by munching down a four-layer frozen fruit cake and banana leaf wrapped treats. Jenny, the world's oldest gorilla in captivity, has marked her 55th bi
World's Oldest Gorilla in Captivity Turns 55
Animals  (tags: texas, zoolife, big apes, wildlife, wildanimals, death, sadness, endangered, extinction )

Jacquelin
- 2301 days ago - dispatch.com
DALLAS -- A gorilla recognized as the world's oldest in captivity celebrated her 55th birthday by munching on a four-layer frozen fruit cake and banana-leaf-wrapped treats. Jenny's caretakers at the Dallas Zoo say she's having a few joint issues and he
Uzumma, Newly Named Woodland Park Zoo Gorilla~ Picture Gallery
Animals  (tags: washington state, woodland zoo, big apes, gorilla, namend, endangered, extinction )

Jacquelin
- 2337 days ago - seattlepi.nwsource.com
Uzumma, a 5-month-old female western lowland gorilla, relaxes on her mother's chest after the announcement of her new name at the Woodland Park Zoo Friday, April 4, 2008. Uzumma, which means "bearer of joy to the family" in the Igbo African language, was
 

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