Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and Partners Receive Prestigious Award for International Conservation Program

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund along with the Louisville Zoo and nine other collaborating conservation partners received “Top Honors” in AZA’s 2017 International Conservation Award  for gorilla conservation as documented in the award application, Saving One of the World’s Most Charismatic Species: 50 years of Conserving Eastern Gorillas. Find Out More

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Kindi’s Journey: July 13, 2017

Kindi and Kweli continue to delight guests visiting Gorilla Forest. 16-month-old Kindi is still inseparable from surrogate mom Kweli. The two are often seen sitting together in the upper areas of indoor habitats, enjoying the vegetables and fruits they’ve gathered … Find Out More

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Week 28: Kindi’s New Mom

A lot has happened since we last checked in and we are happy to report that Kindi has found her new gorilla surrogate mom. Meet Kweli! Kweli is a part of the gorilla family that includes Silverback Mshindi, female Paki … Find Out More

Week 16: It’s Playtime!

That’s right… it’s time to play! The dictionary defines play as to “engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.” While scientists and animal behaviorists can’t say exactly why animals play, they believe the … Find Out More