Amazing Photo Of An Intoxicated Gorilla About To Punch A Photographer -…

Wildlife photography is not without its perils. Case in point, this recent incident in which a 550-pound mountain gorilla "drunk" on bamboo shoots rushed a photographer with fists clenched. » 2/11/15 7:30am 2/11/15 7:30am

A baby gorilla has just been born at the Twycross Zoo in the UK!

The Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, U.K., has just announced the birth of an endangered Western Lowland gorilla. Born to parents Ozala and Oumbi on January 3, the yet-to-be-named baby's gender is still not known, because the mother is guarding it carefully. » 1/30/13 4:00pm 1/30/13 4:00pm

Read the lost adventures of Six-Gun Gorilla, the greatest cowboy…

Who's that hairy, firearm-wielding figure above? Why, that's none other than Six-Gun Gorilla, a now-public domain hero who was almost (and cruelly) lost to the vicissitudes of time and taste. » 9/24/12 12:00pm 9/24/12 12:00pm

Read a bittersweet comic about a man shipwrecked with a talking gorilla

Being stranded on a deserted island has a way of changing one's priorities. In Simon Roy's very short comic Shipwrecked with Dan the Gorilla, Brian has been living on just such an island with only a talking gorilla for company. But when Brian has the opportunity to escape, will it affect his friendship with Dan? » 7/29/12 7:30am 7/29/12 7:30am

Gorillas communicate with their infants using their own version of baby…

Parents often change their speech when talking to babies, simplifying their sentences and altering the words and noises they make to sound - and this is a technical term here - "more adorable." Turns out we're not the only ones. » 6/03/12 4:00pm 6/03/12 4:00pm

Watch this rare footage of the most endangered gorillas on Earth

Our planet is home to just four subspecies of gorilla. Every one of them is endangered, but rarest of all is the Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli). Fewer than 250 of these primates are thought to survive in the wild, they typically flee when encountered by humans, and are notoriously camera shy. All this… » 5/09/12 12:25pm 5/09/12 12:25pm

Grinning gorillas could help explain the origins of human laughter

Whether you're laughing involuntarily at a joke, or smiling politely at a stranger's unfunny anecdote, your facial expressions play an important role in communicating with those around you. » 1/31/12 7:10am 1/31/12 7:10am

Holy hell, is it harrowing to be groomed by baby mountain gorillas

During a stay in Uganda's Bwindi National Park, John (the fellow who made this video) found himself groomed by a curious gang of juvenile mountain gorillas. Sounds like a hoot, but this all occurred under the watchful gaze of a silverback. » 12/21/11 12:40pm 12/21/11 12:40pm

Gorillas eat the perfect amounts of fruit and protein

It's generally assumed that for most terrestrial mammals, the main nutritional goal is to get protein. However, a group of researchers who spent years watching gorillas in the Congo have found evidence that this isn't quite the case. What they discovered is that the gorillas do have a thing for protein-rich leaves,… » 6/03/11 4:30pm 6/03/11 4:30pm

How a human virus is killing endangered gorillas

There's fewer than 800 Mountain Gorillas left in the entire world, and their survival depends in part on people willing to pay money to go see them. But all this human interaction is bringing gorillas into contact with dangerous diseases. » 3/28/11 5:00pm 3/28/11 5:00pm

The Relentless March Of Miniature Warsuits

AT 43 is a new miniatures game out from Rackham with bots who battle it out on your tabletop for interstellar dominance. The shot above features a relentless advance of U.N.A. (United Nations of Ava) soldiers, who look a lot more formidable in concept artwork than they will sitting an inch high on your cubicle wall at… » 2/29/08 1:36pm 2/29/08 1:36pm