Shocking collapse of gorilla subspecies

A catastrophic collapse of the world's largest great ape-- the Grauer's gorilla -- due to a combination of illegal hunting around mining sites and settlements, prior civil unrest, and habitat loss, a shocking new report by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Fauna & Flora International documents.

Science Daily

Last updated on 05 April 2016

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