Posts tagged "gorillas"

Ebola Rampant in Great Apes

Ebola Rampant in Great Apes
The Ebola crisis¬†has currently killed an estimated 11,205 people, according to the World Health Organization, as of March 11, 2015. ¬†Though is the U.S. Ebola is out of the new, the crisis still exists in West Africa. People continue to die. And what we are not hearing about, so are our cousins, the Great Apes.... Read more »

Betty White on Steve Dale Pet World, WGN Radio

Betty White on Steve Dale Pet World, WGN Radio
The one and only Betty White joined me on my WGN Radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, if you missed it – listen HERE to my conversation with the most beloved person in America. We talked about everything from mountain gorillas to Johnny Carson, to dogs.   Type your email address in the box and... Read more »

Zoo Gorillas vs. Wild Gorillas: A Gorilla Baby Festival

Very attentive mom gorilla - newborn lowland gorilla at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Gorilla babies….Talk about culture shock, less than two months ago we were in the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda with Terra Incognita Ecotours, coming face to face with wild mountain gorillas of all ages, from the largest silverback on the planet to tiny ones. The experience was a thrill of a lifetime. We twice hiked to... Read more »
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WGN Petcast: Getting Wild with Gorillas, Renting with Pets, Service Dogs for PTSD Veterans

WGN Petcast: Getting Wild with Gorillas, Renting with Pets, Service Dogs for PTSD Veterans
Listen HERE (may take a moment to load) to this adventurous WGN Radio Petcast…. Just returned from Africa trekking the Virunga volcanoes in Rwanda to see mountain gorillas. What was that like? Hacking our way through forest, we’d reach the gorillas, and often times as we observed they’d come within inches. In one case, my... Read more »

Wild WGN Radio Petcast: A Gorilla Update with Ecotours

Wild WGN Radio Petcast: A Gorilla Update with Ecotours
I make a slight detour in this WGN Radio PETCAST, going from dogs to gorillas (may take a moment to load). Those are mountain gorillas to be exact, Dr. Mike Cranfield veterinary director of the Gorilla Project University of California Davis Wildlife Health Center and Jed Chaddick, president of ECOTOURS.com beat their chests for gorillas... Read more »