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Today's Gorilla Protectors Reflect on Dian Fossey's Legacy
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- 1056 days ago -
Thanks to this labour of love by Dian, Anna and many others, mountain gorilla populations have increased to at least 880.
Lowland Gorillas, Protected in a Green Abyss
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- 1407 days ago -
Now the government of the Republic of Congo has declared the area a national park, ensuring that the green abyss remains just that. Gorillas, it turns out, do not mind the forests' tangle.
Gorilla 'Kisses' Her Newborn at Jersey Zoo ! VIDEO!
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- 1533 days ago -
Mother Hlala Kahilli has given birth to a healthy baby westland lowland gorilla at a wildlife park in Jersey.
Gorillas Pet Tourist In Uganda (Video)
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- 1814 days ago -
An American tourist on a gorilla-watching tour in Uganda came a little closer to the gorillas than he expected. The man, identified only as John, was pet and groomed by a group of wild gorillas--including a mama and her babies--near Bwindi National Park.
I'M Quackers About You! Gorilla Who Dotes on a Duckling
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- 1890 days ago -
This huge gorilla and tiny duckling became unlikely friends after the bird escaped into the ape's zoo enclosure. Visitors to the Bronx Zoo in New York were stunned when the baby duck suddenly appeared inches from the massive primate
Wow! Gorillas: 20 Multi-Coloured Life-Size Gorilla Statues Go on Display in London
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- 1911 days ago -
An army of 20 life-sized gorilla models have gone on display outside City Hall on the south bank of the Thames in London as part of campaign to raise awareness of how the animals' habitats are being threatened.
Bush Warriors Photo of the Day: "Despite My Big Belly, I Still Have the Strength of Ten Men!"
Offbeat  (tags: Mountain Gorillas, Rwanda, wildlife photography, photo contest, nature photography, gorillas, silverbacks, world, wildlife, unusual, protection, photos, off-beat, odd, interesting, humor, environment, goodnews, design, animals, arts, bizarre )

- 2222 days ago -
EXTRAORDINARY photo of a ginormous male Mountain Gorilla by Marie Collins! Marie shared this extra special experience she had with Guhonda, a gorilla group leader! Click the link to read a bit about her experience and some interesting info on gorillas!
Alvila, First Gorilla Born at the San Diego Zoo, Dies
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- 2257 days ago -
The San Diego Zoo said goodbye last week to Alvila, a 45-year-old western lowland gorilla who was the first gorilla to be born there
Gorillas Raiding Farms for Easy Meals
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- 2335 days ago -
A gorilla family in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been leaving its natural home - the forests of Virunga - tempted out by the easy-picking food of the maize growers nearby.
Video: See the Daring Relocation of a Silverback Gorilla!
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- 2359 days ago -
The solitary silverback gorilla Mukunda had been ravaging the crops of local villagers living around Virunga's Gorilla Sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo for two months. Rangers began starting to fear for his life, as his systematic crop-raiding
Silverback Family Who Can't Live With Each Other... or Without
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- 2371 days ago -
The Mapuwa family of mountain gorillas, which lives in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has split once again into two different groups - each led by a silverback.
A Handshake Simply Won't Cut It: Gorillas Embrace as They Meet for the FIRST Time
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- 2375 days ago -
In the world of gorilla etiquette, it appears the handshake never quite caught on. Instead a quick spin on the dancefloor seems the appropriate way of getting to know one another
Too Close for Comfort? Gorillas Stressed By Tourists
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- 2395 days ago -
Experts are recommending new guidelines for the observation of gorillas for both tourists and research teams after a study found that human presence could disturb the animals
Damian Aspinall's Amazing Gorilla Reunion! (VIDEO)
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- 2401 days ago -
This just might be the most beautiful thing you've ever seen ... well, at least since Christian the Lion.
Treehuggers of the Congo
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- 2405 days ago -
Forest elephants love trees. Chimpanzees and gorillas love trees. Humans love trees. Sometimes though, humans love trees and their products too much, to the detriment of forest elephants, chimpanzees, and western lowland gorillas. In fact, logging

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