Western lowland gorillas
Kouki and Oudiki, both almost two years old, and five-month-old Tiya were bred in captivity at Howletts and Port Lympne wild animal parks in Kent.
These western lowland gorillas
have been found to be more genetically diverse than humans or any other gorilla, including the more familiar mountain gorilla.
Harambe, also a western lowland gorilla
, was shot dead after a three-yearold boy climbed into his enclosure.
like Koko are threatened by logging and poaching in Central Africa, while their cousins, the mountain gorillas, number fewer than 500.
MAJESTIC MAMMALS Female eastern lowland gorilla
with her son
Thirty-two-stone western lowland gorilla
Harambe dragged Isaiah across the enclosure's moat before being shot.
He is the oldest western lowland gorilla
in the UK and the eighth oldest in Europe.
-- The Little Rock Zoo says Trudy, believed to be the oldest Western Lowland gorilla
in captivity, has died at age 63.
Weighing in at approximately 4 pounds, Colo, a western lowland gorilla
whose name was a combination of Columbus and Ohio, was the daughter of Millie and Mac, two gorillas captured in French Cameroon, Africa, who were brought to the Columbus Zoo in 1951.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's western lowland gorilla
troop has grown to six after an infant was born to mom Macy and dad Cenzoo Wednesday afternoon.
The kitten-loving, western lowland gorilla
who learned sign language and 2,000 words of spoken English led to major revelations about animal intelligence and cognition.
We collected 131 gorilla fecal samples during August-October 2012 from 2 habituated western lowland gorilla
groups and from several unhabituated gorillas around the Primate Habituation Programme camps of Mongambe and Bai Hakou.