Snowflake: The White Gorilla
Additional Web and Print Resources


The Barcelona Zoo
Watch Snowflake’s family at the Barcelona zoo.

Columbus Zoo Gorillas
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
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
Learn about many of the world’s most famous gorillas, including Snowflake and Colo.

Gorilla Conservation Campaign
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
Discover the reasons for the western gorilla’s population decline.

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
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
Meet Koko, a lowland gorilla who learned American Sign Language as a baby.


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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