This Novelty Pillow Lets You Sleep An A Gorilla’s Chest

It’s unfortunate that not everyone has the privilege of being able to sleep with the ones that they love every night or even someone else for that matter. Luckily, one Japanese merchandise shop has an answer to that problem. Continue reading »

“Kwita Izina” – The Annual Mountain Gorilla Naming Ceremony In Rwanda

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People dressed as gorillas perform during the annual mountain gorilla naming ceremony, also known as “Kwita Izina”, in Kinigi town, Rwanda, September 5, 2015. Some 24 baby gorillas were named as the country continues to raise awareness about the importance of preserving the gorillas, already declared an endangered species. (Photo by Edward Echwalu/Reuters)
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A Drunk Mountain Gorilla

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Mountain Gorilla, Dominant Silver Back (Gorilla gorilla beringei) completely drunk due to the consumtion of new bamboo stems which cause a fermentation in their stomack and make the gorillas drunk, including the young ones. This behaviour, sometimes crazy, occurs during the rain season, when the bamboos stems are growing very quickly, and are extremely rich in proteins and are very attractive. In such situation the gorillas are extremelly active and playfull, the Silver back can develops strange behaviour and hit the visitors on their way. Kwitonda Group, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. (Photo by Christophe Courteau) Continue reading »