Guerrilla Girls are an anonymous group of female artists and feminists devoted to fighting sexism and racism within the art world internationally. The group formed in New York City in 1985 with the mission of bringing gender and racial inequality within the fine arts to light.
Como Zoo is continuing its recent baby boom and is thrilled to announce the addition of a baby western lowland gorilla to its troop. The female gorilla was born in the evening hours of Sunday, February 22, 2015, to first-time mother Dara inside the day room of the Gorilla Forest exhibit. At approximately five pounds at birth, the baby gorilla appears healthy and strong. http://www.comozooconservatory.org/…/its-a-girl-como-zoo-i…/
World-weary gorilla Female gorilla Fatou sits in her enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany on April 12. Reportedly the oldest female gorilla in Europe, Fatou has now completed her 55th year of life. Born in West Africa, Fatou was captured at an early age and brought to Marseille by a French sailor. The gorilla came to the Berlin Zoo in 1959.
Kumbuka, a 15 yr-old western lowland gorilla, is in his new enclosure at the London Zoo, May 2013. It is hoped he will mate with the zoo's 3 female gorillas and increase the number of the critically endangered species.