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Young Gorillas Observed Destroying Poachers’ Traps

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger For Rwanda's population of Mountain gorillas, poaching remains one of the biggest threats to their long-term survival. But after decades of being a prime target for…

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Rwanda: Eradicating Poverty One Cow At A Time

Over 3,000 members of the Rwandan Diaspora of North-America are expected to come together next week in Chicago to discuss and support the economic development that has been taking place in th…

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Rare Gorilla Twins Born in the Wild

Twin endangered mountain gorillas were born in northern Rwanda, it was reported Monday. It was only the sixth set of twins born in Rwanda in the last 40 years. "It’s uncommon among the population of g…

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Gorilla Baby & Her Loving Mom (video)

You’ve heard of the endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda, and maybe you've watched the amazing video, Extraordinary Gorilla Reunion. The good news is that the Government of Rwanda has taken steps to…

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Baby Gorillas Named by Internet Users

The ceremony for naming a baby gorilla in Rwanda is called Kwita Izina. As part of a public outreach campaign for endangered gorillas, the naming practice was created for the beloved animals. This yea…

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