Baby Gorilla ‘Shamavu’ Saved From Poachers (Video)


Baby Gorilla ‘Shamavu’ Saved From Poachers (Video)
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Gorilla Baby Shamavu photo
Photo Virunga National Park.

According to MSNBC, illegal baby gorilla poaching in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is increasing.

This tends to mean more adult gorillas are being killed in order to poach the precious and money-fetching babies. Gorillas can go on the black market for thousands of dollars, and the baby gorilla in the video was rescued – from poachers attempting to sell him – by representatives of the Virunga National Park. The park rangers, …Read the full story on TreeHugger


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