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Journal No. 55

  • Gorilla Journal no. 55, December 2017

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Variation in Gorilla Behaviour - and Culture?

January 2018

Culture is a large part of what makes us human. However, we are not the only species that exhibits culture. Culture in non-human animals, defined as...[details]

Strengthening Transboundary Conservation of Cross River Gorillas

January 2018

Restricted to the rainforest region along the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, the Cross River gorilla Gorilla gorilla diehli is Africa's most...[details]

Conserving the Ebo Gorillas through Community Collaboration

January 2018

Cameroon is home to many primate species of high conservation value, including drills, Preuss's red colobus, and gorillas (Morgan et al. 2011). Both...[details]

A One Health Approach to Gorilla Conservation

January 2018

"One Health" is an approach that addresses human, animal and ecosystem health together. We founded Conservation Through Public Health...[details]

Bandits Kill an Itombwe Ranger

January 2018

On 5 May, 2017 a convoy of conservation workers from the Itombwe Reserve was ambushed by an armed group. During this attack, a ranger was fatally...[details]

Silverback Sagas: Dominance Struggles Among Male Gorillas

January 2018

When powerful silverbacks jostle for dominance within a group, they can sustain very serious injuries with their long canine teeth. Over the last 30...[details]

Can Micro-Projects Promote Conservation?

January 2018

The Sarambwe Reserve and Mount Tshiaberimu are two refuges for gorillas near the central and northern part of the Virunga National Park, conserving...[details]

Virunga Park Again Threatened by Oil

January 2018

Conservationists had hoped that Virunga National Park has been granted a reprieve after the 2015 withdrawal of the oil company SOCO who had wanted to...[details]

DFGF Celebrates 50 Years of Karisoke

January 2018

It is 50 years now that Dian Fossey established the Karisoke Research Center to study the little known mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes National...[details]

Tribute to Kanyonyi

January 2018

It is with great sadness to inform you about the loss of one of my favorite gorillas in Bwindi, Kanyonyi, the lead silverback of Mubare group. He...[details]