Zookeepers released video from the Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas, where they say several Canada geese wound up in the ape's enclosure. The gorilla approaches a goose, but the bird flaps its wings and charges to send the giant ape running away.
Reuters (May 9, 2012) Video images of the world's rarest and most endangered gorilla species, the Cross River gorilla, have been captured by a forest camera-trap for the first time. There are thought to be no more than ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Mar. 14, 2014) A rare emergency C-section performed on a gorilla at San Diego Zoo delivers 4.6 pound baby female gorilla. Gavino Garay reports.
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Mar. 13, 2015) Joanne, the youngest gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, celebrates her birthday with the help of zoo staff and her gorilla troop.
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AFP (Apr. 25, 2013) "Momoko", a 29-year-old Western Lowland Gorilla, gives birth as the other gorillas at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo look on -- a rare situation that mimics how primates are born in the ... watch video
Reuters (Mar. 8, 2013) Facing extinction in the wild, the highly-prized beluga sturgeon may be about to make a comeback from a new base in the United States. A Florida company is breeding the fish to produce sought-after ... watch video
National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) You're closer to a natural-born killer than you think. Common house cats are actually fierce feline hunters responsible for killing over a billion small mammals and birds each year. Could this cuddly ... watch video
July 27, 2015 Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus such as the one that causes Marek's disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that ... read more
July 27, 2015 A new study released just days after the U.S. House passed a bill that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods reveals that GMO labeling would not act as warning ... read more
July 27, 2015 Biologists have discovered how the rice plant's immune system is triggered by disease, in a discovery that could boost crop yields and lead to more disease-resistant types ... read more
July 27, 2015 Climate change, environmental pollution or land use changes – there are numerous influences threatening biodiversity in forests around the globe. The resulting decrease in ... read more
July 27, 2015 New research has expanded on the studies that led to a fingerprick Ebola test becoming the first and only rapid diagnostic for this disease to receive approval from the World Health Organization ... read more
Apr. 7, 2014 A new study into how the world's highest flying bird, the bar-headed goose, is able to survive at extreme altitudes may have future implications for low oxygen medical conditions in humans. An ... read more
June 13, 2012 Scientists have completed the genome of the bonobo -- the final great ape to be sequenced. Bonobos, which together with chimpanzees are the closest living relatives of humans, are known for their ... read more
May 8, 2012 Conservationists working in Cameroon’s Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary have collected the first camera trap video footage of the Cross River gorilla. With fewer than 250 individuals remaining, Cross ... read more
Nov. 4, 2010 A new model shows that, even when polar bears come ashore earlier than in the past and have access to a new bounty in goose eggs, they cannot consume enough eggs to cause extinction in the birds ... read more