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Video: Uganda fights to save chimps

Chimpanzees remain a target for illegal traders, at least 5,000 are poached yearly.

     

     
      Uganda fights to save chimps  
     
    They can attract up to $30,000 in the international trade for pets.
    So it is no surprise that Uganda's dwindling chimpanzee population remains a target for illegal traders.
    Despite bans on trading in primates, at least 5,000 are poached annually.
    But as Al Jazeera's Sophie Jackson reports, one chimpanzee sanctuary in Uganda is doing its best to rehabilitate them.
     
     

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    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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