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Ndakasi, gorilla famous for selfie with park ranger, passes away in his arms

Ndakasi, the mountain gorilla who became world famous in 2019 after its selfie with a park ranger went viral, passed away last week aged 14, taking its last breath in the ranger's arm, Metro has reported citing the Virunga National Park. “Ndakasi took her final breath in the loving arms of her caretaker and lifelong friend Andre Bauma,”the park, located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, said in a statement.
Park ranger Andre Bauma with gorilla Ndakasi (File Photo/Virunga National Park)
Park ranger Andre Bauma with gorilla Ndakasi (File Photo/Virunga National Park)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 10:38 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

In a first, Chimpanzees spotted killing gorillas in the wild

  • While intraspecies violence is a relatively common phenomenon in mammals, interspecies violence has mainly been investigated in the context of predation, according to the study.
Two adult males of the Rekambo community of the Loango Chimpanzee Project in Gabon checking the area.(LCP, Lara M. Southern)
Two adult males of the Rekambo community of the Loango Chimpanzee Project in Gabon checking the area.(LCP, Lara M. Southern)
Published on Jul 23, 2021 12:40 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Gorilla weighing 196 kg gets Covid-19 test, treated for other wounds. Pictures are viral

Shango, a 31-year-old male gorilla, had a fight with his 26-year-old brother, Barney.
Shango the gorilla being treated at Zoo Miami animal hospital.(Facebook/Zoo Miami)
Shango the gorilla being treated at Zoo Miami animal hospital.(Facebook/Zoo Miami)
Published on Jul 13, 2020 07:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Kohli

Rare Cross River gorilla adults and babies captured on camera in Nigeria. Seen the pictures yet?

Experts don’t know how many Cross River gorillas remain in the mountain cluster and have been trying to track the subspecies for some time.
This photo taken by a camera trap shows an adult female Cross River gorilla with an infant on her back.(AP)
This photo taken by a camera trap shows an adult female Cross River gorilla with an infant on her back.(AP)
Published on Jul 10, 2020 09:38 AM IST
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Dakar, Senegal | ByAssociated Press | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta

This huge gorilla sculpture is made of chocolate. Watch video to see how

Pastry chef Amaury Guichon used 45 kg of chocolate to make this gorilla sculpture.
A picture of the chocolate gorilla sculpture made by chef Amaury Guichon.(Instagram/@amauryguichon)
A picture of the chocolate gorilla sculpture made by chef Amaury Guichon.(Instagram/@amauryguichon)
Published on Jun 18, 2020 06:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Kohli

London zoo gorillas ready to greet back visitors after three months

The staff of the zoo laid on a little celebration for the gorillas to mark the reopening.
Gorillas Gernot and Alika look at rainbow bunting that is hung in celebration in the gorilla enclosure ahead of the reopening of London Zoo.(REUTERS)
Gorillas Gernot and Alika look at rainbow bunting that is hung in celebration in the gorilla enclosure ahead of the reopening of London Zoo.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 08:57 PM IST
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LONDON | ByReuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Gorilla dances it’s way to netizens’ hearts, chances are it’ll make you groove too. Watch

The clip features Zola the gorilla from Dallas zoo. In the video, the animal dances happily *while standing in a blue tub filled with water as a lively song plays in the background.
The clip features Zola the gorilla from Dallas zoo.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
The clip features Zola the gorilla from Dallas zoo.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
Updated on Apr 22, 2020 11:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Doctors perform cataract surgery on an unusual patient... a gorilla

Working with veterinarians from the San Diego Zoo, an eye surgeon removed a cataract from the left eye of a three-year-old female named Leslie
Experts Come Together to Save 3-Year Old Gorilla’s Eyesight at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.(San Diego Zoo Safari Park)
Experts Come Together to Save 3-Year Old Gorilla’s Eyesight at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.(San Diego Zoo Safari Park)
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 01:04 PM IST
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Los Angeles | ByPress Trust of India

Gorilla uses sign language to tell onlookers this. Watch jaw dropping video

The clip, recorded at Miami zoo, shows the smart animal requesting visitors not to give it any food.
This polite and adorable gesture of the gorilla has made netizens gush.(Unsplash)
This polite and adorable gesture of the gorilla has made netizens gush.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 04, 2019 07:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Just like humans, gorillas form social bonds

Gorillas are known to form small family units comprised of a dominant male and several females with offspring.
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Updated on Jul 10, 2019 10:59 AM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India, Paris

Zoo treats gorillas and polar bears to ice lollies to beat the heat

Zookeepers presented the animals with big blocks of frozen water in a form that suits them, and with ingredients to suit their tastes.
The three polar bears got an icy block each with fish as the main ingredient.(Facebook/@zoopraha)
The three polar bears got an icy block each with fish as the main ingredient.(Facebook/@zoopraha)
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 10:51 AM IST
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Prague | ByPress Trust of India

Crow or gorilla? Video leaves Twitter thoroughly confused. What about you?

The video shows the bird perched on its wings and it looks like an ape standing on its forearm. It also makes the bird look legless.
Shared by @keita_simpson on June 20, the video has already gathered about 112,000 retweets.(Twitter/@keita_simpson)
Shared by @keita_simpson on June 20, the video has already gathered about 112,000 retweets.(Twitter/@keita_simpson)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 06:20 PM IST
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ByTrisha Sengupta

Love the viral ‘gorilla selfie’? Here’s how the ranger clicked it

The gorillas look as if they’re posing for the camera and when Shamavu posted the picture on social media on Saturday it quickly clocked up thousands of likes and comments.
According to rangers at the sanctuary, Ndakazi and Ndeze were orphaned 12 years ago when their families were killed by poachers.(REUTERS/Mathieu Shamavu)
According to rangers at the sanctuary, Ndakazi and Ndeze were orphaned 12 years ago when their families were killed by poachers.(REUTERS/Mathieu Shamavu)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 04:53 PM IST
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London | ByAssociated Press

Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

The Gorilla Foundation says the 46-year-old western lowland gorilla died in its sleep at the foundation’s preserve in California’s Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday.
Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died.(Photo credit: @kokotweets/Twitter)
Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died.(Photo credit: @kokotweets/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 05:07 PM IST
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Associated Press, Woodside, California | ByAssociated Press

Sanjay Kapoor shares funny pic with daughter Shanaya and ‘gorilla’ Chunky Panday

Chunky Panday got trolled once again, this time by Sanjay Kapoor who tagged him as a gorilla in a new pic on Instagram.
Sanjay Kapoor and daughter Shanaya in a new pic.(Instagram)
Sanjay Kapoor and daughter Shanaya in a new pic.(Instagram)
Updated on May 16, 2018 01:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Viral video shows gorilla doing handstands with trainer in Florida zoo

Video posted by Busch Gardens Tampa Bay shows a gorilla doing handstands with his trainer.
He’s got the moves (Busch Gardens Tampa Bay/Facebook)
He’s got the moves (Busch Gardens Tampa Bay/Facebook)
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySamiksha Pattanaik
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