Gorillas and Humans

Gorillas and Humans

Gorillas are among the closest relatives of Homo sapiens, which is evident by looking at them in pictures or videos. However, it takes more than a physical resemblance to consider two species closely related; therefore, studies of genetics, anatomy, morphology and...
Gorillas in Captivity

Gorillas in Captivity

Great apes are object of continuous research either in their natural habitat and in captivity because their genetic and anatomical similarity to humans. However there are many reasons to keep gorillas in captivity: to be the subject of scientific research, to...
Gorillas in Culture

Gorillas in Culture

Gorillas in Popular Culture. There are many examples of famous gorillas and gorilla stories known by all people around the world. They are very common animals in popular culture, and almost everyone can mention at least one character, like King Kong, or those in the...
Gorilla Research

Gorilla Research

Scientific Research When monkeys, tigers, bears, lions, dolphins, eagles and other animals were already known, the gorillas were just beginning to stand out among primates. For a long time, their existence was exclusively known by the stories that some explorers...