Contact the Gorilla Species Survival Plan®


Education is an important mission
of all zoos, as public outreach is vital to increasing awareness about the status of gorillas in zoos and the wild.

The Ape Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) Education advisor for gorillas is Michelle Jost.


Whether you are an educator or just someone interested in gorillas, these sites are packed with gorilla facts.





Learning for and about gorillas

Teaching people about gorillas is one of the SSP's® most important goals. Educational programs help build public awareness of the various issues facing captive and wild gorilla populations today. This website serves as one of our most powerful educational tools; please peruse the site and find out as much as you can about the Species Survival Plan and gorillas.

Download the Gorilla Education Manual, "All About Gorillas" produced by the
International Zoo Educators Association.

Zoo visitors create snow-gorilla
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
(photo by Heidi Genter)

Juju, G.g. gorilla, and snow-gorilla
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
(photo by Heidi Genter)


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