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Monkey Business at the Hippo Pool

Camera operator Lily caught this great shot of an olive baboon greeting the morning in full howl. She says, “I love watching the baboons get ready for the day just as I’m getting ready for bed.” Olive baboons communicate within their group using barks, growls, grunts, screams, and coughs. Adult males make a loud wahoo

GRACE Gorillas Singing in the Forest

Did you know gorillas sing? When they are especially enjoying their food, they make little noises of delight and contentment. A sort of gorilla version of a cat purring. The video below is a heartwarming look (and listen!) showing some very happy gorillas. It is quite special and not often recorded. At GRACE, the gorillas

“Inspired by Bear Cam” Written Submissions

This is an archive of the 2020 written submissions for the “Inspired by Bear Cam” contest. Please enjoy these creative pieces by your talented fellow Bear Cam-watchers! If your written submission was sent as an image file, it will be featured in the Bear Cam Artwork Gallery. Office Mates, by David Hazard Staggering to my

Lubutu’s Journey: A Rehabilitation Success Story from GRACE

Just like wild gorillas, the Grauer’s gorillas at GRACE live together in a cohesive social group. Each gorilla was rescued as an infant, and the chance to live and grow in a surrogate family with other gorillas is a crucial part of their rehabilitation. But the GRACE gorillas aren’t babies anymore, they’re teenagers and young

All About Bugs!

Join Mpala’s Kids Corner for a special reading and live chat with the bug doctor! Entomologist Dr. Dino Martins, our Executive Director, will tell tales of these amazing creatures on World Environment Day, June 5, 10 am ET/ 5 pm EAT, and read from his children’s book: You Can Be an Entomologist: Investigating Insects. Insects

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