David Attenborough recounts his experiences with the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, and reveals how conservationists have tried to save them from the brink of extinction.
View images of Sir David Attenborough as he presents Gorilla Revisted.
The discovery of a new powerfully built ape fuelled stories of savage beasts.
The largest of the primates, gorillas aren't as savage as they were once thought to be.
Dian Fossey was a prominent American primatologist studying mountain gorillas in Rwanda.
Everyone has a soft spot for the iconic orang-utan, the king of the swingers.
A gallery of images from the series Mountain Gorilla.
Sir David Attenborough talks about interacting with gorillas.
Baby monkeys can tug at the heart strings of even the sternest of people.