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...
Gorilla Conservation Efforts

Gorilla Conservation Efforts

How to save gorillas? When conscious people realize that the number of gorillas in the wild is decreasing continuously, they understand the serious problem they have. Today, eastern gorillas are endangered, and western gorillas are critically endangered. Therefore,...
Gorilla Habitat

Gorilla Habitat

Gorilla Natural Habitat Everyone who has seen gorillas on television or movies perhaps knows that gorillas are from Africa and live in the jungle. However, there is further information about the habitat and distribution of these hominid primates. To first point to...
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...