When WWF staffers noticed Wusa, a dedicated gorilla mother, had her wrist caught in a snare, they knew they needed to help her.
Results from the largest ever research study of gorillas and chimpanzees in Western Equatorial Africa show population numbers higher than first believed, but their future still remains in peril.
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.
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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