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4 07, 2016

Happy Birthday Koko!

By |2016-11-29T07:54:52+00:00July 4, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Today is the 45th birthday of one of the world's best known gorillas, Koko. A female western lowland gorilla, Koko was born July 4, 1971, and is known for her incredible ability to learn and communicate via sign language. Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo and has lived most of her life in [...]

14 06, 2016

Boy Shares Pictures with Gorilla

By |2016-06-14T11:34:48+00:00June 14, 2016|Categories: , , , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A video of a boy sharing pictures with a gorilla resurfaced this week, most likely in response to the gorilla incident in Cincinnati. This beautiful moment, captured on camera, shows a young man looking at gorilla images on his phone and showing them to a captive gorilla at the Louisville Zoo. The gorilla sits next [...]

29 05, 2016

Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo After Child Enters Enclosure

By |2016-05-29T22:27:42+00:00May 29, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Outrage and controversy follows Cincinnati Zoo this week after a Lowland Gorilla was shot and killed in response to a child entering the gorilla enclosure. The 4 year old would have had to cross several different protective barriers (a wall, barbed wire fence, and then the moat) before falling into the moat wit access to [...]

28 02, 2016

Daily Meme – Feb 28 2016

By |2016-02-28T13:55:37+00:00February 28, 2016|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"The voice of the natural world would be, 'Could you please give us space and leave us alone to get along with our own lives and our own ways, because we actually know much better how to do it than when you start interfering.'" Jane Goodall