Zoo Atlanta mourns death of 59-year-old gorilla

Zoo Atlanta announced today the death of Choomba, a 59-year-old female western lowland gorilla. The second-oldest gorilla at Zoo Atlanta, Choomba was also the fourth-oldest gorilla in the world. The Animal Care and Veterinary Teams had been monitoring Choomba closely in recent

Gorillas at Zoo Atlanta test positive for COVID-19

The Gist: Several of Zoo Atlanta’s Gorillas have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Zoo officials. Zoo Atlanta has received presumptive positive test results indicating that members of its western lowland gorilla troops are positive for the COVID-19 virus.  How They Got

Zoo Atlanta launches Gorilla Cam

Zoo Atlanta introduces wildlife watchers around the world to a unique opportunity to observe the natural behaviors and daily movements of a troop of western lowland gorillas with the debut of Gorilla Cam, launching on Saturday, July 24. The cam will make its