Browsing All posts tagged under »Port Lympne Wild Animal Park«

Planet of the Apps

April 1, 2011


I would love to take credit for this headline and this story, but I can’t! A great piece in The Sun newspaper, about scientists giving gorillas at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent a new toy. Animal behaviour experts handed out iPads to five great apes in an experiment to test cognition and to keep […]

Ambam – a walk on the wild side

January 28, 2011


He weighs 220kg, is 21 years old and can look you square in the eye. Ambam, a Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), who was born in the UK,  can walk like a human. Gorillas are part of the great ape family and usually move around on all fours (quadrupedal – knuckle walking) but Ambam, a […]