Where Were They All This Time?

Scientists, who thought they were fighting a losing battle to protect the gorillas of central Africa, report a rare piece of good news. They have taken a new census of western lowland gorillas in the Republic of Congo, and say they found more than 125,000 -- nearly double what they thought were still living in the Congo and seven surrounding countries. "We saw a lot of nests and so our conservation scientists wanted to do the survey. But we had a sense that there was something special...Full Story
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