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Koko, Washoe, and Kanzi: Three Apes with Human Vocabulary

In the last 40 years, there have been many apes that have been taught to communicate with humans using sign language or other means, but the most famous among them are Koko the gorilla, Washoe the chimpanzee, and Kanzi the bonobo. 1,108 more words

Evolution

Video: Gorilla Cracks Glass Window at Omaha Zoo

A young girl playfully beat her chest at a silverback gorilla at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska. Moments later, the gorilla charged, smashed into the window, and cracked the glass enclosure. 83 more words

Science

Rwanda: Gorillas in the Sun

My alarm goes off at 3.50 am. The driver picks me up half an hour later and we make our way through slumbering Kigali towards the Virungas, a mountain range consisting of eight volcanoes (some still active) shared by Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 1,890 more words

Places

Disney Decades: 1990's 'Tarzan' (1999)

At last, the juggernaut run of Disney renaissance era comes to an end with 1999’s “Tarzan.” If you ask me, the film had a lot of pressure riding on it, for the 90’s was one of the most celebrated decades in Disney history. 483 more words

Disney

Congo: “How can people kill these gorillas? They are like humans,” Kabuyaya says. “You realize they must be protected like humans.”

“How can people kill these gorillas? They are like humans,” Kabuyaya says. “You realize they must be protected like humans.” Eddy Kambale

Nina Strochlic

ANIMAL LOVERS… 1,299 more words

Beautiful People

Grad student Savannah Schulze visits mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

PhD student Savannah Schulze writes about observing mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda and provides updates on her experiences in the field. To see her latest blog post and view more photos from the field, follow the link below! 8 more words

Research