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A Gorilla Is Dead. Put Down Your Pitchforks

Farrah Alexander | Posted 06.06.2016 | Parents
Farrah Alexander

Dear Internet, I implore you... Please, put down your pitchforks. Even if the mom in question, was guilty of taking her eye off her child for a second, I believe the trauma of the incident and the incredible public backlash was more than enough punishment.

Boy or Beast: Who Gets To Live?

Raymond J Brune | Posted 06.02.2016 | Media
Raymond J Brune

I'm sorry about the gorilla. I really am. Harambe's death by the rifle of a Cincinnati Zoo sharpshooter is an injustice... no question. The people wh...

The Lesson of Harambe

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 06.01.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

In a world where accidents happen, we should always minimize or eliminate risk. Here, the only way to really do so is to not have certain animals in cities in the first place.

The WWE Wrestles With Its History Of Racism

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.21.2014 | Black Voices

In the 62 years since the WWE began, there has only been one black heavyweight champion: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who is half black, half Samoan, an...

How Do You Know When Something Is Worth Fighting For?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

To sum up, whether you live in the United States, Rwanda, Nigeria, or anywhere else, our journey as humans is universal: A large part of our success and happiness rest on the battles we choose to fight. The bravest and smartest among us decide what's worth fighting for.

Gorilla Trekking on the Cheap

Liz Zipse | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Liz Zipse

The closer we traveled to Uganda and Rwanda, where the majority of the world's mountain gorillas live, the more interested we became in seeing them, and so we did some research on less costly alternatives to the typical tours. What we found saved us hundreds of dollars.

Gorilla In The Room Has Toothache

Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco

They say that an 800-pound gorilla can sit anywhere he wants. But when he's got a toothache, there's only one place he can go -- into the dentist's ch...

Visiting Uganda's Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 06.11.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

Park rules permit 24 people per day to hike into the mountains in search of one of several family groups. Once discovered, the humans are allowed to stay with the gorillas for just twenty minutes.

Silverback Gorilla Nearly Attacks Wildlife Expert Mireya Mayor (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

National Geographic's Nat Geo Wild network will launch in the U.S. on March 29, with programming that focuses on wildlife and the natural world. And f...