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
AP (Jan. 12, 2016) People in the Russian town of Khabarovsk were surprised to see a wild boar wandering through a public park Tuesday. Animal rescuers worked into the night to restrain the animal and sent it to a local ... 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
Feb. 10, 2016 Considerably more of the fossil record of creatures such as mammoths, mastodons, camels, horses and ground sloths has been lost in what is now the continental United States ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 The human fingertip is a finely tuned sensory machine, and even slight touches convey a great deal of information about our physical environment. It turns out, some fish use ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Boxer Muhammad Ali famously declared his intent to 'float like a butterfly and sting like a bee,' but perhaps boxers should look to another type of insect for inspiration: ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 A 10-year collaborative project has discovered how the Atlantic molly is able to live in toxic hydrogen sulfide water. These fish live in caves and springs throughout Mexico ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 The ultimate goal of evolutionary biology is to understand how mutations in DNA shape the growth and behavior of all living things. Standard research tools facilitate genetic studies of closely ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 The whooping crane, with its snowy white plumage and trumpeting call, is one of the most beloved American birds, and one of the most endangered. As captive-raised cranes are ... 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
Feb. 17, 2011 Gorillas in Cleveland Metroparks Zoo have dropped about 65 pounds after a year on a leafy green diet. The change is an effort to combat heart disease, the top killer of male gorillas in US ... read more