Gorillas sit after two of their troop tested positive for COVID-19

Gorillas at San Diego Zoo Safari Park diagnosed with COVID-19

Three among the band of critically endangered western lowland gorillas at the sprawling wildlife park have shown symptoms of the respiratory virus.


Popular 25-year-old Ugandan gorilla killed at UNESCO park

In a statement, the state-run Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) said the four men were detained for their role in the death of Rafiki.


Scientists say gorillas could catch coronavirus; parks in Africa shut down

Human respiratory diseases like COVID-19 are one of the biggest threats facing mountain gorillas, with even the common cold being potentially fatal.


Group of protected mountain gorillas die after lightning strike in Uganda

The species is protected all throughout a string of restricted safe havens or national parks located in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratc Republic of Congo.

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