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Primates News


October 31, 2013

Nineteen-year-old female gorilla Kigali moves to the Sedgewick County Zoo.

Recent News

Gorilla Group Social Structure

February 28, 2013

As our young male gorillas Kwame and Kojo mature, the social structure of the gorilla group changes and adapts.

National Zoo Gorillas are the First to Participate in Heart Disease Study

March 29, 2012

The same device used to detect early warning signs of heart disease in humans will now benefit two male sub-adult gorillas at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.