US Confirms World’s First SARS-CoV-2 Cases in Gorillas
US Confirms World’s First SARS-CoV-2 Cases in Gorillas
Zoo officials say the captive primates are recovering, but scientists worry the virus could spread quickly through dwindling wild populations.
US Confirms World’s First SARS-CoV-2 Cases in Gorillas
US Confirms World’s First SARS-CoV-2 Cases in Gorillas

Zoo officials say the captive primates are recovering, but scientists worry the virus could spread quickly through dwindling wild populations.

Zoo officials say the captive primates are recovering, but scientists worry the virus could spread quickly through dwindling wild populations.

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Modeling Study Flags Species Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2
Modeling Study Flags Species Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2
Anthony King | Aug 26, 2020
Some critically endangered animals are on the list.
Image of the Day: Brains and Braincases
Image of the Day: Brains and Braincases
Emily Makowski | Oct 18, 2019
The skull changed shape in different ways than the brain during evolution, according to a new comparative study.
IUCN Red List Update Signals Hope for Gorillas
IUCN Red List Update Signals Hope for Gorillas
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 19, 2018
The status of the mountain gorilla is now endangered, an upgrade from critically endangered. Other species are becoming more threatened.
Koko the Signing Gorilla Dies at 46
Koko the Signing Gorilla Dies at 46
Shawna Williams | Jun 21, 2018
The primate was famous for her ability to communicate with humans.
Image of the Day: Goodbye Colo
Image of the Day: Goodbye Colo
The Scientist Staff | Jan 17, 2017
Colo, the oldest zoo gorilla and the first born in captivity, died on January 17 at age 60.
The Origins of O
The Origins of O
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2015
A strain of HIV that has afflicted more than 100,000 people emerged from gorillas.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Great Ape Microbiomes
Great Ape Microbiomes
Tracy Vence | Nov 6, 2014
Chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas harbor more microbial diversity in their guts than do humans, a study shows.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 27, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research