Cross River Gorilla News

Sep05

Nigeria, Cameroon Cooperate to Save Most Endangered Ape

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New York - With just 300 individuals left in the wild, Cross River gorillas have found new conservation support from the governments of Cameroon and Nigeria, the only two countries where these great apes live.

Jul06

ERuDeF: Eight Gorilla Skulls Discovered in Batibo

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A team of Environment and Rural Development Foundation, ERUDEF, conservationists recently discovered eight gorilla skulls in Batibo, Momo Division, Northwest Province.

Jun29

B.C. couple on mission to save endangered gorilla band

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The gorilla stares out searchingly, a slight quiver on its lip, as it folds its fingers and holds its own hands. The image is strikingly real. But it's also a painting. Coquitlam resident Daniel Taylor worked for months, painstakingly recreating the critically threatened primate he encountered in Cameroon last year.

Apr19

World's Rarest Gorilla Finds Sanctuary

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The government of Cameroon, with guidance from the Wildlife Conservation Society‚ has created the world's first sanctuary exclusively for the Cross River gorilla, the world's rarest kind of great ape. The Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary was officially created by decree of the Prime Minister of Cameroon Ephraim Inoni and was announced via state radio.

Dec06

World's most endangered gorilla fights back

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In the wake of a study that documented for the first time the use of weaponry by Cross River gorillas to ward off threats by humans, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced today new field surveys to better protect this most endangered great ape.

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