Gorilla tourism brings much-needed revenue to conservation and communities in East Africa. With these elements at risk due to COVID-19, here's how travelers can support the local people, so they don't resort to poaching.
Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is suspending tourism to protect the site's endangered gorilla population amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Krefeld Zoo in Germany said chimpanzees, orangutans, gorillas, fruit bats and birds were among the estimated 30 animals killed.
Traditionally, scientists thought Australopithecus' larger brain size meant it was smarter than modern great apes, but new research suggests that assumption is wrong.
Scientists studied hundreds of gorillas spotted in forest clearings in the Republic of Congo.
The results could have important implications for understanding when humans and other great apes diverged in evolutionary terms.
How an absurd fake excerpt from the new Trump book went viral—and confused the hell out of Twitter.
Panda numbers are on the rise, but humans are pushing our closest ape relatives to extinction.
Outrage over the killing of the Western lowland silverback sparked criticism of both the zoo and the parents of a child who fell into the gorilla's enclosure.