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A collared brown lemur (Eulemur collaris) baby, photographed at the Bronx Zoo.

Photo of the Day #950: Gorilla

A lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla), photographed at the Bronx Zoo.

A golden-mantled ground squirrel (Spermophilus lateralis), photographed in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. Though abundant at the Samwell Cave Popcorn Dome, California site during the Late Pleistocene, its numbers in the area decline at the beginning of the present Holocene epoch. “One of the penalties of an ecological education”, the naturalist Aldo Leopold once wrote,…

Pruning the Primate Family Tree

“Dinah”, a young female gorilla kept at the Bronx Zoo in 1914. From the Zoological Society Bulletin. Frustrated by the failure of gorillas to thrive in captivity, in 1914 the Bronx Zoo’s director William Hornaday lamented “There is not the slightest reason to hope that an adult gorilla, either male or female, ever will be…

A female pronghorn (Antilocapra americana), photographed at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.

Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), photographed at Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.

A Utah prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens), photographed in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.

Photo of the Day #932: Gorilla

A young lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla), photographed at the Bronx Zoo.

Photo of the Day #930: Okapi

An okapi ((Okapia johnstoni), photographed at the Bronx Zoo.

An ebony langur (Trachypithecus auratus), photographed at the Bronx Zoo.