Congo Basin gorillas facing extinction

Population is rapidly falling in the Greater Congo Basin, with many being killed or sold as pets.

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    The future of Africa's Greater Congo Basin Gorillas is under threat.

    According to a UN report, the animals could disappear by the mid-2020's, with many caught and sold as exotic pets, and others killed and sold as "bush meat".

    Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from the Virunga National Park in eastern Congo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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