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Happy Earth day to all worldwide, from the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. Here is the infant born to mother mnt. gorilla Taraja last month. We celebrate the continued success of our efforts to save this population.

Gorilla Doctors

GRASP celebrates Earth Day 2013

GRASP Featured Partner : Conservation Organisations :Bristol Zoo Gardens . For more partners visit:

During Dr. Jean Felix's recent observation of Hirwa group in Volcanoes National Park, the gorillas were using the backs of their hands to drink water- a rare sight, as gorillas usually get their fluids from the vegetation they eat. Dr. Jean Felix also took some great photos as the infants of the group tried to cross the stream. Check out the Gorilla Doctors blog for more -

Mountain gorilla mother Bukima gave birth yesterday! More good news on our blog today,

Great Ape Moment: An infant Western Lowland gorilla and an infant chimpanzee hugging at the Lake Evaro Gorilla Orphanage in Gabon: Photo Credit & Copyright: National Geographic /Michael Poliza

Our chairman Damian Aspinall has recently joined twitter. Follow him @DamianAspinall as he tweets his views and news from our conservation projects around the world!

Fossey Fund researchers and trackers can identify the individual gorillas we monitor by their unique “nose prints,” the pattern of wrinkles on their noses. New field staff in training memorize the patterns from photos.

The Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education (GRACE) center in DR Congo cares for 15 Eastern Lowland (Grauer's) gorillas, including Shamavu, a young male who was confiscated as an infant from poachers who carried him in a small backpack for a month as they attempted to sell him. For more, visit

Great Ape Moment: A gorilla exploring the environment .Apenheul Primate Park, The Netherlands : Photo credit: K. Verhulst

Young silverback Musilikale seems to be leading his own little segment of Pablos' group, for now. Fossey trackers waiting to see the final outcome. Details on today's blog.

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

No snare intervention necessary for Gukina - the snare was gone when the docs found her this morning!

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

RT @davidcorway: @DublinZoo Busy day in the Zoo today!

Great Ape Moment: Mawimbi, a baby western lowland gorilla, lies in the arms of its mother Photo credit: Keystone, Alessandro Della Bella

Great Ape Moment: A Western Lowland gorilla at the Bristol Zoo in the UK cuddles a duckling that strayed into its enclosure. The duckling exited the encounter unharmed.

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Female gorilla Bishushwe is still trying to adjust to life in her new group. Fossey trackers recently observed a hierarchy scramble among several females.