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BBC News about Gorillas
Flying gorillas to Gabon to go wild
A family of nine gorillas has been released in the forest in Gabon after having been flown there from the UK by a conservationist organisation.
Gorilla paints gorilla sculpture
A gorilla helps Paignton Zoo mark its 90th birthday by painting a gorilla sculpture for its year-long public art project.
Gorilla enclosure may be expanded
Recycling materials could be used to expand the gorilla enclosure at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in Jersey.
Congo rebels allow gorilla survey
Fighting groups in DR Congo agree to allow rangers to start searching for endangered mountain gorillas not seen since clashes began several months ago.
Scientists decode gorilla genome
Researchers decipher the gorilla's genetic code, which should help science answer questions about the development of human abilities.
In pictures: Floating gorillas
A "gorilla flotilla" sails into Bristol's harbourside as an assortment of life-sized sculptures launch Bristol Zoo’s summer art spectacle.
Baby gorilla revealed at London Zoo
The first gorilla to be born at London Zoo for 20 years has appeared before the cameras for the first time, following his birth on Tuesday.
Rescue gorilla statue up for sale
A life-size bronze statue of a gorilla credited with saving a boy's life at a zoo in Jersey is going up for auction in Gloucestershire.
Malaria 'caught from gorillas'
Humans may have originally caught malaria from gorillas, scientists say.
Gorillas 'play games of tag like humans'
Great apes play tag in similar way to humans, an international team of scientists finds.
How to choose a male gorilla to keep females happy
London Zoo is introducing a new male to its group of gorillas. They have been without a troop leader since the last male died in March, but keepers say it is a tricky operation.
Gorilla celebrates 50th birthday at Howletts
A Western lowland gorilla born in 1960 celebrates her 50th birthday at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent.
Gorillas 'ape humans' over games
Gorillas play competitive games just like humans, according to scientists at the University of St Andrews.
Wild gorillas seen to use tools
Gorillas have been seen for the first time using simple tools to perform tasks in the wild, researchers say.