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All Gorillas In The Wild Are Now At High Risk Of Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: extinction, gorillas )

Angie
- 108 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Fewer than 3,800 Grauer gorillas remain in the wild. That is a 77 percent decline in population numbers of the largest gorilla subspecies group in 20 years, according to a new report released this week.
This Little Girl Grew Up With This GorillaâEUR¦ But Watch When TheyâEUR(TM)re Reunited 12 Years Later. (Video & Text)
Offbeat  (tags: gorillas, reunited-and-it-feels-so-good, reunited with friend, visit, video )

Barb
- 142 days ago - boredomtherapy.com
Tansy Aspinall has lived an interesting life. As a child, she helped her family rehabilitate captive gorillas before releasing them into the wild in West Africa. Although she grew up around gorillas, it had been 12 years since Tansy had seen
Earth :What Do Gorillas Talk About?
Offbeat  (tags: gorillas, conversation, animals, education )

Ray
- 419 days ago - bbc.com
Understanding the sounds and gestures that gorillas use to express their feelings has been key to demystifying them
Earth: Inbreeding Makes Mountain Gorillas Genetically Healthy
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Gorillas, Inbreeding, endangered, wildlife )

Ray
- 466 days ago - bbc.com
Work to sequence whole genomes from endangered mountain gorillas has found inbreeding has helped their population
Church of England May Sell £3m Stake in Mining Firm Over Fears for Gorilla Haven
Offbeat  (tags: animals, gorillas, habitat, protection )

CherAWAY
- 531 days ago - theguardian.com
Move follows film backed by Leonardo DiCaprio and pleas by environmentalists to protect CongoâEUR(TM)s Virunga park
The Gorilla Doctors of the Democratic Republic of Congo - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, gorillas )

CherAWAY
- 758 days ago - theguardian.com
Gorilla Doctors, a multi-national team operating in the heart of the jungle in DR Congo, treating injured and critically ill gorillas as well as caring for orphans at two sanctuaries
Today's Gorilla Protectors Reflect on Dian Fossey's Legacy
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, gorillas, animal advocates )

CherAWAY
- 917 days ago - wwf.panda.org
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, habitat, wildlife, gorillas )

CherAWAY
- 1268 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
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!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, gorillas, birth, zoos, protection )

CherAWAY
- 1394 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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)
Offbeat  (tags: gorillas, tourist, cute, video, humorous, sweet, goodnews )

Barb
- 1675 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: bronx zoo, escaped duckling, gentleness, bonding, friendship, gorillas )

Simone
- 1751 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, gorillas, awareness, statues )

CherAWAY
- 1772 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )

Dori
- 2083 days ago - wp.me
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, gorillas, death, zoos )

CherAWAY
- 2118 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, gorillas, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 2196 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
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.
 

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