Caroline Jones

Caroline Jones

Athens, GA

University of Georgia

Graduate Student Researcher


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Published on Sep 24, 2018

It's World Gorilla Day!

Today we celebrate my study species - the great gorilla. World Gorilla Day serves to bring awareness to to the plight of gorillas in the wild. All subspecies of gorilla are classified by the Intern...

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Published on Sep 21, 2018

Summertime Enrichment

It's been a hot summer here in Georgia, and keepers like to incorporate some cool additions to the gorillas' daily enrichment! Check out this video of Charlie, a 22 year-old, 420-pound silverback ...

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Published on Sep 01, 2018

The Importance of Reliability...

Today was reliability testing day!As I can't possibly be at the zoo every hour of every day, several undergraduate students from Emory University, Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Tec...

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Published on Aug 16, 2018

Meet Kuchi!

A particular hypothesis we have about in the influence of the termite mound, is that the oldest and longest-standing adult female will have priority access to the food inside. For this gorilla grou...

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Published on Nov 10, 2016

Results Presented at ASP/IPS 2016!

This past August, Dr. Salmi and I attended an enormous conference in Chicago, IL: the joint meeting of the American Society of Primatologists and the International Primatological Society. I present...

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Reply to:RaymondPHouseRaymondPHouse
Thank you Raymond! Thank you for following!
Reply to:JoanneGLongJoanneGLong
Hi Joanne! Thank you! If you'd like, you can check out more of Zoo Atlanta'a animals on their website: Zoo Atlanta is quite a reputable zoo, especially for primates - they have both Sumatran and Bornean orangutans.
Reply to:Vince NanaVince Nana
Hi Vince, thanks so much for your question! We can't know for sure, since all gorillas live in Africa, but I understand your question. This question hasn't been tested in gorillas specifically (to my knowledge), however, primatologists have discovered "regional dialects" in calls of some primate...more