Nina the gorilla
Tags: GORILLA -- Behavior
- Gorillas. // National Geographic World;Sep86, Issue 133, p14
Baby gorillas at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle ride mother's back instead of on the mother's stomach as they do in the wild.
- Gordy and Schroeder growing up. // National Geographic World;May89, Issue 165, p26
Describes the close friendship between Gordy and Schroeder, two young gorillas who live at the San Diego Wild Animal Park in Escondido, Calif. Background on the two gorillas; Development of friendship.
- Gorillas clap when scientist appears. // Current Science;12/1/89, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p14
Reports on a behavior typical of lowland gorillas in African rain forests, clapping, when they are upset. Gorilla characteristics.
- Gorillas Make a Splash. Thompson, Sharon // National Geographic World;Jan/Feb2002, Issue 317, p5
Describes the behavior of male western lowland gorillas in the Republic of Congo. Use of water to intimidate other male gorillas; Ways used for the intimidation of other male gorillas.
- Influencing Western Gorilla Nest Construction at Mondika Research Center. Mehlman, Patrick T.; Doran, Diane M. // International Journal of Primatology;Dec2002, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p1257
We collected nesting data from 512 fresh nest sites, including 3725 individual nests, of western gorillas at the Mondika Research Site, Central African Republic and Republic of Congo from 1996 through mid-1999. The mean count of nests of weaned individuals is 7.4 per nest site. Nest types...
- Nest Building in Captive Gorilla gorilla gorilla. Lukas, Kristen E.; Stoinski, Tara S.; Burks, Kyle; Snyder, Rebecca; Bexell, Sarah; Maple, Terry L. // International Journal of Primatology;Feb2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p103
Although various aspects of gorilla nest building have been described in wild populations, nest-building behavior of captive gorillas has not been subject to much scientific review. We observed nest building in 17 gorillas during three periods: summer baseline, winter baseline, and winter...
- Gorillas Splash Out. Sullivan, Rachel; Hickey, Georgina // Nature Australia;Spring2002, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p20
Focuses on a research which investigated why Western Lowland Gorillas engage in water displays. Findings.
- Tag, You're a Gorilla! // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/4/2010, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p3
The article focuses on the observation of researchers in videos of gorilla colonies at five zoos all over Europe, in which they noticed that the animals frequently engaged in a play-fighting game that looks like a game of tag.
- A depressed gorilla. Pop, Olimpia Claudia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/1/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7617, p445
This article presents the personal narrative of a psychiatrist who was asked to help a zoo with a depressed gorilla.