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A Tribute to Michael Crichton (Oct. 23, 1942 – Nov. 4, 2008)

The Gorilla Foundation is deeply saddened over the untimely passing of Dr. Michael Crichton, who served on the Foundation’s Board of Directors since 2003. Dr. Crichton’s novel Congo, published in 1980, was inspired by the work of Dr. Penny... Read more

A Tribute to Michael Crichton

A male baby western lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo on Monday, Dec. 8 -- the first gorilla birth for the Zoo in a decade. As it soon became clear that the baby’s mother, Monifa, was not going to accept the role of motherhood, the zoo decided to introduce the baby to the gorilla troop’s proven mother, Bawang... Read more

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