Surrogate bonds with baby gorilla rejected by mother

U.S. 03/08/19, 10:30

A 30-year-old gorilla at a Florida zoo has become a surrogate mother to a baby gorilla whose mother hasn't shown sufficient interest in her baby.Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens spokeswoman JJ Vitale tells the Florida Times-Union that Bulera began holding 5-month-old ...

Judge: Solve dispute over pal to sign-language gorilla Koko

U.S. 12/17/18, 13:29

A judge has ordered the Cincinnati Zoo and a conservatory to resolve a custody dispute over a gorilla loaned as a companion to the late Koko, who was famous for mastering sign language.U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg recommended out-of-court mediation ...

Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

World 11/14/18, 08:03

Once facing near-extinction, mountain gorillas are slowly rebounding.The International Union for Conservation of Nature Wednesday updated the species' status from "critically endangered" to "endangered." The designation is more promising, but still precarious.This 2007 photo provided by the Dian Fossey Gorilla ...

Cincinnati Zoo sues for return of Koko’s gorilla companion

U.S. 10/26/18, 09:15

The Cincinnati Zoo is suing for the return of a gorilla loaned to a California conservatory as a companion for Koko, the late gorilla famed for mastering sign language.In a complaint filed Thursday against The Gorilla Foundation, attorneys for the ...

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