The oldest gorillas
in captivity are Trudy in Little Rock Zoo, Arkansas, and Fatou, in Berlin Zoo, both born in 1957.
Seventeen year-old Kira gave birth to a bouncing baby boy gorilla
on June 2.
The world's oldest gorilla
held in captivity died in her zoo habitat this week.
After a century of gorillas
being portrayed as aggressive monsters, the public took this friendly image of gorillas
to their hearts.
dragging the boy Some animal I think it looks mostly like a case of extreme interest by the gorillas
Dr Emily Bethell, John Moores University
All the new gorillas
are made from sheet metal discs which are individually hand-beaten.
Columbus also has a long history of caring for gorillas
Our findings have major ramifications for the possible reintroduction of these confiscated gorillas
into the wild (all remain in captivity) because such a management action might introduce a novel (human) pathogen to a naive population.
Uganda is home to nearly half of the world's mountain gorillas
that remain in the wild.
We are delighted that Corning has chosen to continue their sponsorship of our efforts to protect endangered gorillas
and their critically important habitats in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo," said Clare Richardson, president and chief executive officer of the Dian Fossey Gorilla
The body build of the two types of gorillas
differ, and experts would be able to certainly solve the species puzzle with the image.
This is the first time scientists have been able to compare the genomes of all four living great apes: humans, chimpanzees, gorillas
To make sure he has the best future zoo bosses have decided to let him go to a German zoo where he will be part of a peer group with other gorillas
Summary: An angry King Kong frantically banging on its chest is probably the most common image our memories have of gorillas
Salome keeps the baby very close and we are keen to give the gorillas
space, therefore it is still too early to determine the baby's sex.