Archives for gorilla

09.24.18

Mountain Gorilla Population Passes 1,000

In the News
All species of gorillas are critically endangered according to the Red List maintained by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, but that does not mean there’s no hope for these animals.
06.12.18

Grantee Spotlight: Meagan Vakiener

Grantee Spotlight
Meagan Vakiener was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our fall 2017 for her project entitled "Weaned age in gorillas using trace element distributions in teeth." She is a PhD candidate at George Washington University. 
08.07.17

From the Field: Kathryn McGrath

From the Field
Kathryn McGrath was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant in our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled “Understanding stress-related enamel defects in wild mountain gorillas.” Here she updates us on her progress.