The Behavioral Biology course at Simmons College includes a research project, where a study system is selected and a behavior is chosen to observe. In this case, we chose to observe the western lowland gorillas at the Franklin Park Zoo and their tendency to make contact with the glass surrounding the glass… 270 more words
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Betty Goes Bananas by Steve Antony
Released December 23, 2014.
Betty is a gorilla and being a gorilla, she loves bananas. So when she finds one on the ground, she wants to eat it so much. But she can’t open it, even with her teeth, or her feet! So what is a little gorilla to do? Well, Betty throws a fit and cries and screams. Then she calms down and Mr. 307 more words
Heard this fascinating item on NPR yesterday: A woman who started out studying depression in (other) animals — yes, let’s remember we are animals too — reported that those in captivity can be driven mad by boredom. 196 more words