Gorillas

A bright future for Rwanda’s mountain gorillas and adjacent communities

On Wednesday 10 January, Africa’s critically endangered mountain gorillas got a major boost when the Rwandan Government received 27.8 hectares of …

Wildlife

One of world's oldest silverback gorillas dies in his sleep

One of the world's oldest silverback gorillas has died.<p>Nico, whose 56th birthday was celebrated in July, died in his sleep on Sunday, Longleat Safari …

News (Ireland)

Silverback Gorilla Brings Traffic to Standstill to Let Family Cross [Must Watch]

Watch this giant Silverback gorilla cause the road to come to a standstill when his family needs to cross it.<p>Channels: AMAZING<br>Tags: · animals, bbc, …

Amazing

This ‘Fire and Fury’ excerpt about Trump’s love of gorillas sadly isn’t real

Milkshake Duck’s founder Ben Ward is at it again. Better known by his Twitter handle Pixelated Boat, Ward went viral this week after parodying …

Weird

Wild Gorillas See a Mirror for the First Time — How Will They React?

This you have to see to believe.<p>What happens when you give a few gorillas a mirror attached to a hidden camera? They promptly take selfies with it, …

Bravo TV

Amusing Footage of Clumsy Gorillas Failing to Grab Sufficient Hold of the Tree That They’re Climbing

A photographer for the BBC Earth program <i>Gorilla Family and Me</i> followed the family of gorillas after their proud silverback blocked traffic as they …

Bonjour Deal: $149 One Way Flights From U.S. Cities To Paris...

2017 is nearly in the rear view mirror. Did you make it to Paris? Did you finish all those New Years resolutions? We’re not here to judge – just to …

Air Travel

World’s Rarest Gorilla Seeks Mate

<b></b>He’s tall, muscular and has striking black hair. He is shy, known locally as “Ichi,” and he’s looking for a mate. Please leave him alone.<p>That’s the …

Wildlife

Go nose to nose with gorillas in new habitat

Have your camera ready! The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden has opened their new indoor gorilla habitat for their 11 gorillas. Only glass …

Sigourney Weaver on Gorillas in the Mist and Dian Fossey's primate family: 'I thought, "Oh, this must be what it’s like to have a child"'

Sigourney Weaver has battled many near-fatal foes in her long career, from acid-squirting space-monsters in the Alien franchise to a dangerously tight military uniform in the cult comedy Galaxy Quest. But it was while interacting with real primates while playing the trailblazing conservationist and …

Wildlife

Research suggests gorillas can develop food cleaning behavior spontaneously

Researchers from the University of Birmingham, University of Tubingen and University of St. Andrews have suggested that gorillas are capable of …

Biology

King Of The Island - Giant Gorillas Rule!

King of the island by Buby87<p>Kong didn't become king by accident or by vote, he became king by literally smashing, crushing and killing the …

T-shirts

Jones – “Glory” (Music Video)

Florida’s hip-hop scene has built a reputation for booming bass and distorted 808s, but one of the newer names starting to bubble is taking on a …

Piercings

Want to Save the Gorillas? Recycle Your Phone

In modern society not owning a mobile phone is almost unheard of. Everyone and their dog has some sort of mobile phone, and it’s not uncommon for …

Mobile

What it's like to hike into a gorilla's natural habitat and see them eye to eye

There's a national park in Rwanda that allows you to hike amongst giant gorillas in their natural habitat. You must have a permit to enter the park, which will run you $1500.<p>But if you've ever wanted to get up close and personal with a gorilla, then it may be worth the price. The tourists on this …

Enjoy

Virunga Gorilla Trekking Adventure

A young gorilla in Volcanoes National Park. Nikon D810, AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II @ 200mm. Exposure: 1/250 sec., ƒ/6.3, ISO 200.I timed my …

Wildlife

Dian Fossey Organization Sends Gorillas To The Cloud

Fifty years ago, Dian Fossey climbed into the remote mountains of Rwanda to study the area’s endangered gorillas. Today, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (DFGFI) is using cutting-edge data collection and study tools to further her work and ensure the survival and revival of the …

Wildlife

The battle to save Africa's endangered mountain gorillas

Civil war, deforestation, disease and poaching have driven the mighty mountain gorilla to the brink of extinction. Conservation efforts have helped …

Wildlife

Hanno Gorilla Jr. Figure

<b>A poseable, wooden gorilla figure who’s strong, curious and brave.</b>Areaware is a NYC based producer of everyday objects designed to evoke an emotional response with a bit of visual poetry built into every product. Named after ancient Greece's Hanno the Navigator, who is credited with discovering …

Emotions

Dispatch from Rwanda: where every gorilla has a name

Emma Gregg @Emma_Gregg<p><i>One of the world’s greatest conservation success stories, Rwanda’s mountain gorillas were on the brink of extinction 50 years</i> …

Wildlife

Kwita Izina: Rwanda's gorilla naming ceremony

<b>For many parents, naming their child is one of the most important considerations they have to make. From looking through countless baby naming books,</b> …

Wildlife

Rwanda: Why Conservation of Mountain Gorillas' Habitat is a Win-Win

[New Times] Last Friday, I was so excited to attend for the very first time, the annual gorillas naming ceremony, Kwita Izina that was held in Kinigi …

Wildlife

Rwanda: Not Enough Land for All the Gorillas

New Times, 4 September 2017<p>Last Friday, I was so excited to attend for the very first time, the annual gorillas naming ceremony, Kwita Izina that was …

Wildlife

The Gorillas Dian Fossey Saved Are Facing New Challenges

<b>Shortly after dawn</b> two mountain gorillas swing gracefully over the shoulder-high stone wall that borders Volcanoes National Park in northwestern Rwanda. Landing lightly on cropped grass, the silverbacks stroll downhill through cultivated fields—knuckle-walking at first, then upright on two legs. …

Wildlife

The Renegade Scientist Who Taught Us to Love Gorillas

A peek into the National Geographic archives reveals how Dian Fossey refused to let anyone "cheapen" the misunderstood primates.<p><b>Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist</b> <i>, a three-part series, airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on National Geographic starting December 6.</i><p>Before she was known around the world for living …

Wildlife

WORLDVIEW: Amazon, AliBaba going head-to-head; the world’s gorilla war has begun

Africans understand that when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. The saying applies just as well to the world’s exponentially growing …

Fourth Industrial Revolution

Gorilla habituation experience 101

<b>A gorilla habituation experience is the process where wild mountain gorillas get used to the presence of humans. In Uganda, gorilla habituation is</b> …

Wildlife

This footage of two gorilla brothers hugging each other will melt your heart

Two gorillas have been captured on video cuddling during a play session.<p>Like humans, gorillas can strengthen their relationships by cuddling. Rare …

Biting

Conserving gorillas for the health of the community

<b>Bwindi Impenetrable National Park lies in south-western Uganda. It covers 321 square kilometers and is one of Africa’s oldest forests, ranked as a</b> …

Wildlife

Areaware Gorilla Poseable Wooden Figure "Hanno" by Kaufmann Mercantile - Dwell

Hanno and Hanno Jr. are brave, strong, and curious. Their powerful hardwood frames and elastic-band muscles can hold many poses, and their durable wood limbs make them almost impervious to breakage. The Hanno Family is named after a Greek voyager who is credited with discovering gorillas in the 6th …