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Primates Go Ape Over Shredded Bedding
Animals  (tags: new zealand, zoolife, wildanimals, wildlife, big apes, orang-utans, habitat )

Jacquelin
- 2348 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
One person's rubbish is another ape's bedding, as Auckland Zoo has discovered. The zoo's nine Borneo orang-utans, aged from 2 to 30, now sleep on fresh shredded paper each week. Primate team leader Amy Dixon said the primates made nests every night
Round-the-Clock Care for Baby Gorilla
Animals  (tags: Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, big apes, gorilla, baby, rejected, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2354 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
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
Zoo's Twin Orangutans Turn 40 ~ Picture Gallery
Animals  (tags: washington state, woodland zoo, wildanimals, wildlife, big apes, orangutan, birthday )

Jacquelin
- 2378 days ago - seattlepi.nwsource.com
Towan, above, and sister Chinta were born at Woodland Park Zoo, which will celebrate their 40th birthday Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m, with cupcakes and gift-wrapped treats. (February 21, 2008)
Tri-State Wildlife Project Launched
Animals  (tags: east africa, wildanimals, wildlife, big apes, mountain gorillas, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, suffering )

Jacquelin
- 2379 days ago - allafrica.com
UGANDA, Rwanda and the DR Congo have launched a joint trans-boundary conservation initiative to protect mountain gorillas. The Netherlands is funding the four-year project at a cost of four million euros. The project is part of a 10-year strategic plan de
First Observed Birth of a Western Lowland Gorilla in the Wild
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wildanimals, big apes, lowland gorillas, birth, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2386 days ago - worldwildlife.org
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
The New Baby Gorilla at Taronga Zoo ~ Photo Gallery
Animals  (tags: australia, zoolife, wildlife, wildanimals, big apes, gorilla )

Jacquelin
- 2404 days ago - news.com.au
adorable Pictures of thenew Baby Gorilla at Taronga Zoo, Australia
Gorilla Sanctuary Is Congo War Front
Animals  (tags: africa, wildanimals, wildlife, big apes, gorillas, war, AnimalWelfare, humans, endangered, habitat )

Jacquelin
- 2418 days ago - miamiherald.com
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
Experts Seek Help to Protect Gorillas
Animals  (tags: wildlife, big apes, mountain gorillasendangered, extinction )

Jacquelin
- 2568 days ago - foxnews.com
LONDON -- Conservation experts appealed Friday for help to improve security and animal safety at a wildlife park in the Democratic Republic of Congo where four mountain gorillas were massacred in July. The Zoological Society of London said it has worke
Killings of Mountain Gorillas in Congo Prompt U.N. Probe
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, big apes, killing, death )

Jacquelin
- 2587 days ago - edition.cnn.com
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 )

Jacquelin
- 2588 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
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
 

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