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Andrew Plumptre is a senior conservationist in the Uganda Program at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Stuart Nixon is a conservationist at Chester Zoo in the U.K. who was working with Fauna & Flora International at the time these surveys were made. Radar Nishuli is chief park warden for ...
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The population of the world’s largest primate – a gorilla subspecies that lives in a region of Central Africa beset by conflict – is collapsing. Back in 1998, a team of researchers estimated that 17,000 Grauer’s gorillas, also known as eastern lowland gorillas, lived in the forests of eastern Democ...
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  See how you can help save our beloved Gorillas so they can keep singing about putting limes in your coconuts: Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund: www.saveagorilla.org International Gorilla Conservation Programme igcp.org/...
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  It's only relatively recently that conservationists have come to appreciate that efforts to protect mountain gorillas in the wild need to engage and involve the communities surrounding the habitat where this critically-endangered species lives. One notable example of t...
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Poachers have killed a mountain gorilla at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The area conservation manager, Mr Pontius Ezuma, said the 12-year-old black-back gorilla died last week of injuries it sustained after it was speared on the chest by unknown poachers at Biyumba in Kanyonza Sub-coun...
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Wildlife-Conservation Society and Republic of Congo said new census counted 125,000 newly discovered gorillas. Western lowland gorillas were believed to have been reduced by 50% due to hunting and disease. Primatologists in Edinburgh, Scotland warn that nearly half of the world's 634 types of prima...
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