Gorilla Doctors would like to congratulate our partner organization, the International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP), who, along with the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network (WFEN), launched the Gorilla Friendly™ Pledge, “an awareness raising campaign developed to minimize the risk of disease transmission from human to gorilla, during treks to see these magnificent great apes in the […]
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – October 14, 2013 Kristen Bell will host “Gorilla Love,” the first ever west coast fundraising event to benefit the Gorilla Doctors on Monday, November 4, 2013 at the ACE Gallery in Beverly Hills, CA. Three hundred guests will gather for a 6-9 pm cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, and […]
Press Release: Gorilla Doctors Assist in the Rescue of an Infant Gorilla Suspected to Have Escaped Poachers in DRCBy Gorilla Doctors Staff on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 in Blog.
An infant male gorilla, found alone in a cornfield in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has been rescued by the Congolese Wildlife Authority (ICCN) with critical assistance from Gorilla Doctors. Gorilla Doctors, dedicated to conserving gorillas through veterinary medicine, monitors and promotes the health of wild habituated mountain and Grauer’s gorillas in Rwanda, […]
The Maryland Zoo honors Dr. Mike Cranfield as the Winner of the 2012 Michael D. Hankin Award for Conservation. Photo courtesy of the Maryland Zoo. Baltimore, Maryland – The Maryland Zoo of Baltimore, Maryland, honored Gorilla Doctors Director Dr. Mike Cranfield today as the 2012 winner of the Michael D. Hankin Award for Conservation. The award, […]
PRESS RELEASE November 13, 2011 Mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.Kampala, Uganda – The results of a 2011 census of the critically-endangered mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park were released today by the Ugandan Wildlife Authority and confirm that at least 400 individuals live in the Park. The […]
PRESS RELEASE September 24, 2012 Concern Mounts for Grauer’s Gorillas in DRC Following the Rescue of Two Poached Infants IsangiMusanze, Rwanda – Gorilla Doctors and the Congolese Wildlife Authority (ICCN) are increasingly concerned about the survival of Grauer’s gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following the rescue of two poached infant gorillas in separate […]