More sad news from DRC - another gorilla shot dead.

Aug 17th, 2007, 02:11 PM
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Just another update from National Geographic News.

"Conservationists believe last month's execution of four mountain gorillas inside the park was carried out by people associated with the charcoal trade who want the park unprotected."

"... rangers announced on their blog that one more gorilla has been found dead as a result of the July attack; her infant is still missing and presumed dead, bringing the total to six."

I encourage everyone who is interested to read the full story and the wildlifedirect.org blogs that are mentioned:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...las-congo.html

Thanks,
Darren
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Aug 17th, 2007, 02:21 PM
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I've just read this on the bbc news website (Africa section). I haven't posted a link as I think it's too long. It is so sad.
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Aug 20th, 2007, 06:20 AM
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The latest:

Rwanda: Missing Gorilla Found Dead

"Hopes to count the missing female gorilla and her infant among the survivors of last month's killings vanished after the discovery of the mother's carcass..."

http://allafrica.com/stories/200708200870.html

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