A Prince Battles to Save Gorillas Amid Brutal Conflict

Emmanuel de Merode, director of Virunga National Park and a National Geographic Society Explorer of the Year, talks about the dangerous job of protecting the park and its mountain gorillas.

National Geographic

Last updated on 12 June 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Military and unrest-related exercises
Species: 
Gorilla beringei beringei
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals