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Gorilla duo dismantles poachers’ trap


July 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Two young mountain gorillas were spotted dismantling a poacher's trap that had killed one of their own companions.Staff at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in ... Read more...

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Some gorillas may eat monkeys


March 6th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A recent study that found monkey DNA in the feces of wild African mountain gorillas, has hinted that some gorilla species eat monkeys, and are not entirely ... Read more...

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Global warming indigestion may push gorillas, monkeys to extinction


January 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Global warming-induced indigestion could threaten the existence of mountain gorillas and other leaf-eating primates, suggests a new study.Experts predicted that the annual temperatures are expected to rise ... Read more...

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Apes faces reveal family ties


February 12th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Humans can discern family resemblances in great apes and some monkeys, hints a new study.According to lead researcher Alexandra Alvergne, an anthropologist at the University of Montpelier, ... Read more...

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Maths glitch behind underestimating species extinction rate


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) A maths glitch might be behind the gross underestimation of extinction risks of species, a new study contends. Current maths models being used to determine the extinction threat ... Read more...

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Scientists release first known photographs of gorillas mating face-to-face


February 13th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have released the first known photographs of gorillas mating face-to-face in the wild.The photographs were ... Read more...

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