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    History of The Gorilla Ecological distribution The first person who coined the word "gorilla", was Hanno, the navigator of Carthage. Two and a half thousand years ago, Galleys Hanno, looked for places that were suitable for colonization and moved along the coast of West Africa (Ахматов, 2006). Here in Sierra-Leone, Carthaginians met strange creatures. Marvelous sailors passed the logbook down so there would be a record about these wonderful creatures and about their experience of their first contact with people. (Ахматов, 2006). Gorillas live in dense forests of Equatorial Africa. Coast gorillas are found in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic; Eastern mountain gorillas inhabit the mountainous…

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    Personhood Of Gorillas

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    Humans have been searching for the point of difference between ourselves and other animal species for centuries. Most recently, it was suggested that one of the decisive factors was language. Conversely, a study published by Fourth Estate in 1993 entitled The Great Ape Project; Equality Beyond Humanity contained a piece by Dr. Francine Patterson and Wendy Gordon called The Case for the Personhood of Gorillas. This article was based on research gathered when working with a pair of lowland…

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    result in difference in feeding strategies (Harrison, 1983). Individuals feed to meet their energy requirements; larger animals have larger energy needs than smaller conspecifics, hence they must feed more (Harrison, 1983). This study was designed to gain a better understanding of sex differences in feeding in Gorillas. The main focus of this study is to assess whether males or females spend more time feeding. It is predicated that male gorillas will spend a greater amount and proportion of time…

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    Gorilla Evolutionary Model

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    displays (Flinn et al., 2005). The gorilla represents a particularly difficult anomaly for these models; despite documented tool use (Breuer et al., 2005) and social group living (Cipolletta, 2004), gorillas fail to consistently demonstrate mirror self-recognition (Gallup, 1985; Shillito et al., 1998) and the gorilla neocortex is relatively small when compared to other great apes (Dunbar et al., 2009). Given the apparent restriction of self-awareness to the great ape / human clade, it seems…

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    Gorilla Research Paper

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    Title: Parents of Boy Rescued From Gorilla Investigated: Accident or Negligence? Category: News & Opinion Tags:Harambe, gorilla shot, Cincinnati gorilla Teaser: Police investigate the parents of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, but are not recommending charges be laid. Article: The killing of 17-year-old Harambe, the 400-pound gorilla, to save the little boy who slipped into the animal's enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo has triggered outrage. Some say…

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    Gorilla Research Paper

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    Writing Assignment #1: Gorilla Growing up, there was one movie that was constantly in the DVR. That movie was Tarzan. Watching it often as I came home from daycare, it was one of the few films my parents bought for my brothers and I to watch. I was fascinated by the idea of a man living with what I thought of at the time as monkeys. Much time has passed since then, and as I grew older, my perspective changed on what I once thought were noble beasts. After watching films like King Kong and…

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    What is a Silverback Gorilla? Silverback Gorillas are the mature, older, male gorillas in a troop. We see Silverback Gorillas in all subspecies. While it is possible for multiple Silverbacks to exist in one troop of gorillas, a troop will always be led by one alpha Silverback, as opposed to younger black-back male counterparts. The troop’s alpha Silverback leads the group. He decides where they will travel to find food, what they eat, and where they will make nests for the night. Physical…

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    Gorilla Research Paper

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    Do you want me to tell you about a gorilla who got shot in a zoo species? Well guess what you're in luck. I’m talking about the western lowland gorilla. They have the same fingerprint as us but also unique nose print. According to National Geographic's, it states that these animals stand at 4-6 ft (1.2-1.8 m) and weigh 150-400 lbs. They have brownish-gray hair. They’re small yet strong. Again according to National Geographic's males are more aggressive and males are known as silveracks. And…

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    The Gorilla Play Analysis

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    International award-winner Carlos Espinal returns to the New York stages with his solo Peter El Rojo, The Gorilla. The play is a stage adaptation of the Franz Kafta’s story about an ape who learns to behave like a human and becomes an immigrant among them. After rave reviews and awards for its performances in New Jersey and the Dominican Republic, the New York premiere will take place at IATI Theater (East Village, NY), avant-garde Latin Company that for 48 years maintains a solid reputation…

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    Gorilla Research Paper

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    This month at the Cincinnati Zoo, a gorilla was shot by zoo personnel due to an aggressive behavior they thought might happen. A child climbed into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo in Ohio. The three-year-old boy fell into the moat after climbing through the ropes and the fence of the enclosure. Onlookers were screaming and petrified as the gorilla drug the kid through the moat. Gorilla did this multiple times before being shot by zoo personals this took about 10 minutes to…

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