Tierra Wilson’s Research Project: Sampling Gorilla Saliva For Pathogens

I have had the pleasure of working with Tierra Wilson for a couple years at the Gorilla Foundation. Since then, she's moved off to veterinary school and I to graduate school. We've kept in touch and I was elated to hear that she's going to Rwanda earlier this summer to study the mountain gorillas there.... Continue Reading →

A Massive Population Of Gorillas In The Congo Discovered, But 48% Of Primates Are At Risk Of Extinction

I have some bittersweet news to share with you. If you're a regular reader of this site, you may know that gorilla populations have been reported as severely endangered. Most of the problems stem from deforestation and poverty. People chop down trees in Africa and ultimately ruin the ecosystems that support these great apes for... Continue Reading →

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