mountain gorilla


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Synonyms for mountain gorilla

gorilla of Kivu highlands

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According to the 2013 WWF report, mountain gorilla tourism alone could generate 30 million dollars a year and create thousands of jobs.
Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project 2002 Employee Health Group.
Desperate to boost an economy battered by more than a decade of war, officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo are considering a new law that would allow oil companies to drill inside the country's national parks--including in regions that are home to endangered mountain gorillas.
UPWARD TREND According to census data, in which year was the Virunga mountain gorilla population the lowest?
There are only an estimated 740 mountain gorillas alive in the wild.
Grauer's gorillas (Gorilla beringei graueri) are classified as "endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List, and, like mountain gorillas, are considered at high risk for extinction within several decades.
The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda" is Thor Hanson's reflections on his suffering for his craft as he stayed in such a village in order to further his studies on the endangered species of the Mountain Gorilla.
The global attention to the protection of Rwanda's mountain gorilla has created a permanent bond between Rwanda and the world.
Among them, the Congo Mountain Gorilla, the Borneo Pygmy Elephant, and even Polar Bears.
The Museum's world-renown habitat dioramas, including the Mountain Gorilla, African Buffalo, and African Elephant groupings, are featured in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals.
RWANDA: The Volcano Veterinary Center was created in 1986 at the request of renowned mountain gorilla researcher Dian Fossey to provide emergency care to Rwanda's sick or injured gorilla population.
Preliminary studies have shown that the mountain gorilla population is relatively homozygous at the MHC loci when compared to humans, and this lack.
The mountain gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) is one of our closest relatives, sharing around 99 percent of the human genome.
Despite the civil strife in the central African range states of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, however, the mountain gorilla population has recorded an impressive 10% growth in the past decade.