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Male Gorilla Dies at Little Rock Zoo
Animals  (tags: arkansas, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorilla, death, heart condition, endangered, extinction, sadness, protection )

- 3516 days ago -
JJ, a male silverback western lowland gorilla at the Little Rock Zoo, has died at the age of 21 of a suspected heart condition. The zoo says JJ, short for Jungle Jack, died Sunday morning in his exhibit. Earlier this year, an echocardiogram revealed th
Dian Fossey's Gorillas Exhumed for Investigation
Animals  (tags: conservation, endangered, Gorilla, environment, extinction, investigation, protection, wildlife )

- 3555 days ago -
Researchers are preparing the skeletal remains of 72 Rwandan mountain gorillas for a CSI-like analysis they hope will shed light on ape and human health and evolution.
Rescued Baby Gorilla Fuels Campaign To Save a Species
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, species, baby, gorilla, rescued, protection, wildlife, habitat, humans )

- 3558 days ago -
LOS ANGELES (Reuters Life!) - The cold-blooded murder of about 10 of Congo's endangered mountain gorillas last year horrified author Craig Hatkoff until one glimmer of hope emerged -- the rescue of an orphaned baby gorilla.
The Universality of a Mother's Grief: Gorilla Cradles Her Dying Baby
Animals  (tags: germany, zoolife, wildanimals, wildlife, gorilla, baby, death, grief, sadness, protection, endangered, extinction )

- 3593 days ago -
Hers is the inconsolable grief of all mothers who lose a child. Anyone who doubts the bond between the great apes and humans has only to look at these moving photos to see the emotions of love and loss that bind us together. Gorilla Gana, 11, was le
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 )

- 3640 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 )

- 3693 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 )

- 3730 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 )

- 3735 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 )

John (Aqu
- 3747 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 )

- 3748 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 )

- 3763 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 )

- 3763 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 )

- 3797 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 )

- 3805 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 )

- 3806 days ago -
...Over the last 12 months, though, rangers have watched helplessly as the gorillas have been massacred....

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