Killer of Rafiki, Uganda's rare silverback mountain gorilla, jailed

The hunter had previously said that he killed the animal in self defence when he was attacked.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 30, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: uganda wildlife endangered-species gorillas

World's rarest great ape pictured with babies

The sighting of young Cross River gorillas eases fears they will soon die out, conservationists say.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 9, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: gorillas nigeria cameroon

Four rare mountain gorillas 'die in Uganda lightning strike'

The four killed by suspected electrocution include a pregnant female, a conservation group says.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 8, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: animals uganda gorillas

'Conservation successes' bring hope for mountain gorilla

Mountain gorilla: Conservation efforts appear to be paying off for large, charismatic animals.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 14, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: conservation whales gorillas

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