Three wildlife rangers killed in attack by violent militia in DRC

Three wildlife rangers at DRC’s Virunga national park were killed this week in an ambush by Mai Mai rebels, bringing this year’s fatalities to eight

The Guardian

Last updated on 17 August 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa)
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Military and unrest-related exercises
Species: 
Gorilla beringei
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals