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Some Species Could Be Wiped Out 100 Times Faster Than Feared, Say Researchers | Environment | The Guardian
Animals  (tags: extinction, research, danger, extinct, species, animals, biodiversity, sun bear, gorilla, tiger, dolphin, conservation )

- 3515 days ago -
Endangered species could become extinct 100 times faster than previously thought, scientists warned yesterday in a bleak reassessment of the threats to global biodiversity. They say methods used to predict when species will die out are seriously flawed
World's 'Oldest' Gorilla Celebrates With Cake
Animals  (tags: dallas, texas, zoolife, wildanimals, wildlife, big apes, gorilla, milestone, jenny, birthday, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3568 days ago -
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
Uzumma, Newly Named Woodland Park Zoo Gorilla~ Picture Gallery
Animals  (tags: washington state, woodland zoo, big apes, gorilla, namend, endangered, extinction )

- 3604 days ago -
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
Why You Never Say Coochy Coo to a Gorilla - Even If She's Your Surrogate Baby
Animals  (tags: gorilla, babiy, surrogate, rehabilitate, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3610 days ago -
Tiya - it rhymes with "hear" - is not a particularly difficult infant, but she does wake up hungry during the night and by the time I've hauled myself out of bed on autopilot, made her formula milk and fed her, it can be quite a rigmarole.
Release Hope for Rejected Gorilla
Animals  (tags: gorilla, baby, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection )

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- 3621 days ago -
A baby gorilla rejected by its mother is being hand-reared by zookeepers ahead of a possible return to the wild in her native African homeland. Tia is being fed powdered milk and clothed in nappies after her mother showed no signs of maternal instinct.
Round-the-Clock Care for Baby Gorilla
Animals  (tags: Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, big apes, gorilla, baby, rejected, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3622 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
ENN: World's Most Endangered Gorilla Fights Back
Animals  (tags: Gorilla, Wildlife Conservation, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, killing, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife )

- 3637 days ago -
The Journal of Primatology, found several instances of gorillas throwing sticks and clumps of grass when threatened by people. Gorillas usually flee and rarely charge when encountered by humans. Cross River gorillas number around 300, making them the
A Big @&*# You to Gorilla Poachers: ENN
Animals  (tags: Gorilla, IFAW, Africa, Poachers, Bush Meat Poachers, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, killing, protection, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife, sadness, law )

- 3638 days ago -
Okeli's parents were both orphans,most likely orphaned by bush meat hunters. They were born in the wild in Gabon, but poachers killed their entire families.--"Africa's wildlife is disappearing from the earth right in front of our eyes."
The New Baby Gorilla at Taronga Zoo ~ Photo Gallery
Animals  (tags: australia, zoolife, wildlife, wildanimals, big apes, gorilla )

- 3672 days ago -
adorable Pictures of thenew Baby Gorilla at Taronga Zoo, Australia
Congo-Rangers in the Mist - Rangers Driven From the Park
Animals  (tags: Gorilla, AnimalWelfare, animals, endangered, extinction, environment, ethics, government, habitat, humans, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3680 days ago -
Now armed groups have seized the habitat. With park staff unable to set foot inside the reserve for the last four months, the gorillas' fate is unknown.
Rangers in the Mist Can't Protect Gorillas - World Environment- Msnbc.Com
Animals  (tags: Gorilla, AnimalWelfare, animals, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, government, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildlife )

- 3680 days ago -
...Over the last 12 months, though, rangers have watched helplessly as the gorillas have been massacred....
Gorilla Sanctuary Is Congo War Front
Animals  (tags: Gorilla, sanctuary, Congo, war, front, park rangers, wildlife, suffering, environment, endangered, animals, AnimalWelfare, humans )

- 3686 days ago -
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 earth.
Successful Surgery for Baby Gorilla
Animals  (tags: gorilla, surgery, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, zoos, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3689 days ago -
Veterinarians from Woodland Park Zoo teamed with pediatric surgeons from Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center on Thursday in what they believe was a first -- removing a cyst from near the spine of a baby gorilla.
Ten Millionth Tree Planted in Congo's Gorilla Habitat
Animals  (tags: Habitat, Gorilla, Congoenvironment, endangered )

- 3736 days ago -
WWF and Congolese authorities are celebrating the ten millionth tree planted around Virunga National Park in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a crucial habitat for the endangered mountain gorilla.
Ebola Said Depleting Gorilla Populations
Animals  (tags: Gorilla, Ebola virus, endangered, extinction )

- 3808 days ago -
The most common type of gorilla is now "critically endangered," one step away from global extinction. The Ebola virus is depleting Western Gorilla populations to a point where it might become impossible for them to recover.

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