Gorilla survival

In this world of what sometimes seems unrelenting bad news, it was with great delight that I read that mountain gorillas in their protected national park in Uganda have been making a comeback in the last ten years.

There are still only 720 known mountain gorillas in the world today, and in parts of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, war and hunting by humans continue to threaten their very survival.

But it’s encouraging to find that sometimes we really can do something.  And we have.

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About Terry Sissons

Terry Sissons is the author of The Big Bang to Now: All of Time in Six Chunks, and this blog is a dialogue about the universe and what’s happened in the last 13 billions years.
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