mountain gorillas

New Count of Endangered Mountain Gorillas Suggests Conservation Is Working

New Count of Endangered Mountain Gorillas Suggests Conservation Is Working

The total population of free-ranging mountain gorillas is now 1,063, according to an encouraging new survey. Read more...

Gorillas Pose for a Selfie with Virunga National Park’s Anti-Poaching Rangers

Anti poachers guarding the gorillas selfie from r/interestingasfuck Illegal hunting and poaching is a major threat to many endangered species, but it’s particularly harmful to mountain gorillas. There
The 99 best things that happened in 2018

The 99 best things that happened in 2018

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The more male gorillas look after infants, the more babies they’re likely to have

The more male gorillas look after infants, the more babies they’re likely to have

Paternal care—where fathers care for their children—is rare among mammals (that is, animals which give birth to live young). Scientists have identified more than 6,000…