Gorilla Behavior Research

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Photo courtesy XXX Photo courtesy XXX Photo courtesy XXX Gorilla Behavior Researchgorilla-behavior-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌Current Status Research can help zoos evaluate animal welfare. Kelly and Ashley, two undergraduate students from North Carolina State University, are conducting a study where they observe gorilla behavior and assess their enrichment to do just that. What’s enrichment? It is anything given…

Gorilla Blog: 20 May 2016

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20 May 2016 We’ve just finished up our first two weeks of observations and they went great! We are observing seven gorillas altogether—Mosuba, Rosie, Olympia, Jamani, Hadari, Apollo, and Bomassa. Mosuba, or "Mo," is the silverback male and leader of the troop. Rosie is the oldest adult female and Hadari, a young male, is her grandson.…

Wildlife of Cameroon: Elephants

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This photo gallery features what is, for Dr Mike Loomis and his colleagues, the species at the core of their research in Cameroon—the African elephant. The photos below are shot in various national parks and other areas of that country. Those using a computer to view this gallery can hover over any thumbnail in the…

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