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Mountain gorilla numbers have increased, census reveals

Posted by admin July 5th, 2012

The population of endangered mountain gorillas has increased significantly in the last 30 years, say researchers. A census carried out in the Virunga Massif – where most of the world’s mountain gorillas live – revealed 480 individuals living in 36 groups. Conservationists say that, 30 years ago, only 250 gorillas survived in this same area. [...]