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Man who killed Uganda gorilla Rafiki jailed for 11 years
# Spear
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Man who killed Uganda gorilla Rafiki jailed for 11 years

Jul 30th 2020, 7:25 PM 31,131 Views 29 Comments

A gorilla advocacy group said the gorilla’s autopsy suggested he was killed by a spear.

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died
# California
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# California

Koko, the famous gorilla who mastered sign language and cared for a kitten, has died

Jun 21st 2018, 3:40 PM 16,387 Views 26 Comments

Koko, a tribute said, “touched the lives of millions as an ambassador for all gorillas”.

Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert
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# Kilkee

Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert

Sep 28th 2017, 4:35 PM 25,731 Views 43 Comments

The local dog warden is keeping the limb in his freezer.

Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla
# Public Backlash
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# Public Backlash

Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla

May 15th 2017, 4:34 PM 15,117 Views 34 Comments

The columnist was suspended from the newspaper after making the controversial comments.

ESPN criticised over Venus 'gorilla' comment
# Race Row
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# Race Row

ESPN criticised over Venus 'gorilla' comment

Jan 19th 2017, 9:00 AM 7,331 Views 23 Comments

A commentator made the remark.

The devoted internet followers of Harambe the gorilla (RIP) have forced Cincinnati Zoo offline
# A Meme Too Far
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# A Meme Too Far

The devoted internet followers of Harambe the gorilla (RIP) have forced Cincinnati Zoo offline

Aug 23rd 2016, 1:23 PM 15,973 Views 16 Comments

The zoo has had enough of the jokes and have deleted their social media.

Parents of boy who fell into Cincinnati gorilla enclosure will not face charges
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# Harambe

Parents of boy who fell into Cincinnati gorilla enclosure will not face charges

Jun 6th 2016, 6:15 PM 23,126 Views 43 Comments

The incident led to the shooting dead of the gorilla, Harambe, and a worldwide controversy in the ensuing days.

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'
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# Opinion

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 371 Views 158 Comments

The gorilla’s death received extensive media coverage worldwide; the deaths of the 1000 migrants, much less so, writes a dismayed Julien Mercille.

"My son fell in with the gorilla"- Police release mother's frantic 911 call from Cincinnati Zoo
# Emergency Response
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# Emergency Response

"My son fell in with the gorilla"- Police release mother's frantic 911 call from Cincinnati Zoo

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:21 AM 14,700 Views 42 Comments

No decision has yet been made on whether charges are to be brought against the mother.

Parents in zoo killing case say their son is "doing well" and they "praise God" for his safety
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# Harambe The Gorilla

Parents in zoo killing case say their son is "doing well" and they "praise God" for his safety

Jun 1st 2016, 1:59 PM 19,164 Views 69 Comments

The parents are facing a possible police probe.

Poll: Was zoo right to shoot gorilla after boy fell into enclosure?
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# Your Say

Poll: Was zoo right to shoot gorilla after boy fell into enclosure?

May 31st 2016, 9:11 AM 45,494 Views 196 Comments

There has been a heated debate in recent days.

Harry, the leader of Dublin Zoo's gorilla troop, has died from an unknown illness
# King Of The Swingers
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# King Of The Swingers

Harry, the leader of Dublin Zoo's gorilla troop, has died from an unknown illness

May 31st 2016, 7:28 AM 19,874 Views 43 Comments

A post-mortem is being carried out.

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted
# Justice For Harambe
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# Justice For Harambe

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted

May 30th 2016, 6:07 PM 59,465 Views 126 Comments

A male gorilla called Harambe was shot dead by zoo officials when they considered the boy’s life to be in danger.

Zoo officials shoot gorilla dead after four-year-old boy falls into enclosure
# Ohio
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# Ohio

Zoo officials shoot gorilla dead after four-year-old boy falls into enclosure

May 29th 2016, 5:21 PM 70,209 Views 145 Comments

The boy had crawled through a fence before falling into the enclosure.

VIDEO: Baby gorilla born after a rare C-section
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# Bristol Zoo

VIDEO: Baby gorilla born after a rare C-section

Feb 23rd 2016, 2:00 PM 9,911 Views 7 Comments

“I’ve done lots of Caesarean sections over the years and I read a little bit about the anatomy of a gorilla that morning.”

This gorilla and a kitten becoming best friends is beyond adorable
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

This gorilla and a kitten becoming best friends is beyond adorable

Oct 16th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,880 Views 18 Comments

Awwwwwww!

People have become really obsessed with this 'hunky' gorilla (seriously)
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

People have become really obsessed with this 'hunky' gorilla (seriously)

Jun 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 32,095 Views 57 Comments

His name is Shabani.

Watch this giant gorilla get his own back on Irish tourists (NSFW)
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Watch this giant gorilla get his own back on Irish tourists (NSFW)

Nov 23rd 2014, 9:03 AM 6,779 Views 1 Comment

Wait for it…

Gorilla conservationist shot on return from filing report on oil company
# Killer In The Midst
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# Killer In The Midst

Gorilla conservationist shot on return from filing report on oil company

Apr 16th 2014, 1:54 PM 16,970 Views 19 Comments

Emmanuel de Merode is a prominent conservationist in the Congo.

Anti-social 'bachelor' Gorilla moved from zoo because he doesn't like girls
# Going Ape
# Going Ape

Anti-social 'bachelor' Gorilla moved from zoo because he doesn't like girls

Sep 24th 2013, 3:22 PM 1,876 Views 3 Comments

He’s off to live a life of solitude.

Adorable little girl makes instant friends with gorilla
# Going Ape
# Going Ape

Adorable little girl makes instant friends with gorilla

Aug 27th 2013, 5:41 PM 1,881 Views 0 Comments

And smooches it. Ew, gorilla cooties.

VIDEO: Kids taunt gorilla, get living daylights scared out of them
# Goin' Gorillas
# Goin' Gorillas

VIDEO: Kids taunt gorilla, get living daylights scared out of them

Jun 24th 2013, 2:43 PM 4,091 Views 2 Comments

If you hate kids, you’ll love this. If you love kids, you’ll still love this.

Kafi the orphaned gorilla finds a home at Dublin Zoo
# Goin' Gorillas
# Goin' Gorillas

Kafi the orphaned gorilla finds a home at Dublin Zoo

May 1st 2013, 5:13 PM 6,941 Views 13 Comments

We love a happy ending.

VIDEO: Gorilla and goose face off, who will win?
# Gorilla Thrilla
# Gorilla Thrilla

VIDEO: Gorilla and goose face off, who will win?

Apr 16th 2013, 9:15 PM 943 Views 0 Comments

You might be surprised by the outcome of this.

PICS: Welcome to the world, baby gorilla
# Cute Overload
# Cute Overload

PICS: Welcome to the world, baby gorilla

Dec 23rd 2012, 1:38 PM 9,689 Views 11 Comments

Look at him there with his hairy wrinkly little face.

PICS: The cutest one-year-old in Dublin today
# Dotey
# Dotey

PICS: The cutest one-year-old in Dublin today

Mar 30th 2012, 10:21 AM 4,877 Views 3 Comments

Kituba the baby gorilla is having a birthday party at Dublin Zoo this weekend.

It's a.... boy (gorilla)
# It's A Boy
# It's A Boy

It's a.... boy (gorilla)

Apr 14th 2011, 10:33 AM 388 Views 0 Comments

Mum gorilla at Dublin Zoo finally lets zookeepers check the gender of her two-week-old baby.

Lonely female seeks handsome gorilla with GSOH
# Lonely Hearts
# Lonely Hearts

Lonely female seeks handsome gorilla with GSOH

Aug 4th 2010, 10:47 AM 275 Views 0 Comments

He’s tall, dark, hairy – and has a killer smile. But will his Irish charms be enough to heal the lonely hearts at London zoo?