The Cross River gorillas are an elusive bunch: there are fewer 250 individuals left of this western gorilla subspecies, and, understandably, they are afraid of humans. A few hours ago, though, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced thatthey’d managed to capture a tape of 8 gorillas—about 3% of the remaining population—in their native Cameroonian habitat, by using a motion-activated camera.
Gorilla researchers discover new video footage of the critically endangered Cross River gorilla. Eight gorillas are walking together when one silverback beats his chest and rushes at an unmanned camera. A second gorilla is seen who ... Read Post
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... Read Post
Conservationists working in Cameroon's Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary have collected the first camera trap video footage of the Cross River gorilla. With fewer than 250 individuals remaining, Cross River gorillas are the world's rarest g... Read Post