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Western Lowland Gorilla Stories

Gorilla Wusa is treated by WWF

WWF leads snare removal from injured female gorilla

When WWF staffers noticed Wusa, a dedicated gorilla mother, had her wrist caught in a snare, they knew they needed to help her. 

  • What do gorillas eat? And other gorilla facts

    Gorillas, the largest living primates, make their homes in central Africa. Poaching, disease and habitat destruction remain threats for gorillas, and WWF is working to designate new protected areas where populations can thrive.

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  • New Protection for Elephant and Gorilla Habitats

    October 11, 2012

    A new designation by the Republic of Congo provides vital habitat to endangered species and preserves nature’s value for surrounding communities.

     

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