Help Save Cross River GorillasAfrica's most endangered great ape
The Cross River Gorilla, with fewer than 300 individuals estimated to exist in the wild, is the most endangered of the gorilla subspecies. It is listed by the IUCN as Critically Endangered. This is the highest ranking for species that remain in the wild, and means the Cross River gorilla is at risk of extinction.
Cross River Gorillas
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By donating you will be helping us to create a 64,000 ha rainforest corridor, reconnecting 11 Cross River gorilla populations across south-west Cameroon.
What we do
Protecting Cross River Gorillas
Training & Capacity Building
Developing forest corridors
Value chain development
With your help we can create new protected areas for Cross River gorillas!
Work on conservation projects saving these great apes from extinction.
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STORIES FROM THE FIELD
First-ever camera trap photos of a Cross River gorilla in Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary
First-ever camtrap photos of a Cross River gorilla in Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Cameroon’s southernmost population of Cross River gorillas. Exciting new pictures showing a female of the world’s rarest gorilla subspecies, possibly pregnant. The Cross River...
Lebialem Highlands: Urgent Cross River Gorilla Conservation Priorities
Biodiversity in the Lebialem Highlands is highly threatened, with IUCN Red List species such as the Gross River Gorilla, the Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzee and the African Forest Elephant unprotected due to two dreadful crises: the outbreak of the Cameroon Anglophone...
Group of rare Cross River gorillas with babies caught on camera in Nigeria
Conservationists have captured images of a group of rare Cross River gorillas with multiple babies in Nigeria’s Mbe mountains – a sign that the subspecies once feared to be extinct is reproducing amid protection efforts. Only 300 Cross River gorillas (Gorilla gorilla...