Snowflake: The White Gorilla
Additional Web and Print Resources

WEB SITES

The Barcelona Zoo
http://www.zoobarcelona.com/ZOO_Barcelona/English/English.asp
Watch Snowflake’s family at the Barcelona zoo.

Columbus Zoo Gorillas
http://www.colszoo.org/living_collection/GorillaWesternLowland.aspx
Find facts on everything from gorillas’ habitats to their size, diet, and social behavior at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Web site.

The Bronx Zoo’s Congo Gorilla Forest
http://www.congogorillaforest.com/congohome
Go on a virtual tour of the Congo Gorilla forest, meet its residents — from lowland gorillas to red river hogs, and play the game, “Conservation Quest.”

Famous Gorillas
http://www.gorilla-haven.org/ghfamous.htm
Learn about many of the world’s most famous gorillas, including Snowflake and Colo.

Gorilla Conservation Campaign
http://www.wcs.org/globalconservation/Africa/gorilla
Find out about the diffferent subspecies of gorillas. Learn about the World Conservation Society’s efforts to protect gorilla populations, including controlling the taking of bushmeat.

Western Gorillas
http://www.westerngorilla.org/
Discover the reasons for the western gorilla’s population decline.

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
http://www.gorillafund.org/
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is dedicated to the conservation of gorillas. Site visitors can adopt a gorilla, learn about worldwide conservation efforts, and read gorilla-related news.

NATURE: A Conversation with Koko
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/koko/friendship.html
Meet Koko, a lowland gorilla who learned American Sign Language as a baby.

BOOKS

Fossey, Dian. GORILLAS IN THE MIST. New York: Mariner, 2000.

Hall, Kelly Milner. ALBINO ANIMALS. New York: Darby Creek, 2004.

Lyttle, Jeff. GORILLAS IN OUR MIDST: THE STORY OF THE COLUMBUS ZOO GORILLAS. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1997.

Schaller, George. THE YEAR OF THE GORILLA. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Stewart, Kelly. GORILLAS: NATURAL HISTORY & CONSERVATION. McGregor, MN: Voyageur Press, 2003.

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