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Hopeful Return to the Mist
Animals  (tags: africa, virunga park, wildlife, wild animals, great apes, gorillas, rebels, war, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3459 days ago -
Outside the headquarters of Virunga Park, three men with determined expressions are loading camping equipment into two pick-up trucks. Watching from the steps of the station are two park rangers carrying assault rifles. These men are the last line o
Congo Gorillas Survive in Rebel-Held Forest
Animals  (tags: africa, virunga national park, wildlife, wild animals, gorillas, rebels, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3462 days ago -
VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, Congo -- Deep in the rebel-held forests of Congo's mighty Mikeno volcano, a world away from this Central African nation's latest fighting, a wild 440-pound mountain gorilla serenely rips a meal of bamboo stalks from the moist dark e
Thousands Flee Fighting as Congo Rebels Seize Gorilla Park
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, gorillas, rebels, virunga national park, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection )

- 3493 days ago -
CNN) -- Congolese rebels seized a major military camp and a spacious gorilla park in a renewed bout of heavy fighting that sent thousands fleeing, according to the United Nations and park officials. The fighting comes after a tenuous week-old U.N. broker
Gorilla Rangers' Execution Threat
Animals  (tags: gorillas, Congo, rebels, violence, endangered )

- 3726 days ago -
Rebels who have seized control of eastern DR Congo's Gorilla Sector have said they will execute any wildlife ranger who attempts to enter the area.
Mountain Gorillas in Danger as DR Congo Rebels Overrun Habitat Again
Animals  (tags: mountain gorilla, congo, rebels, in danger, endangered )

- 3878 days ago -
Endangered mountain gorillas in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo faced greater danger Sunday as renegade troops overran their habitat after clashes with the army, conservationists warned. Forces loyal to cashiered general Laurent Nkunda, a power
Congo-Kinshasa: Rebels Promise Safety for Gorillas
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, endangered, extinction, gorillas, rebels )

- 3908 days ago -
Gorilla conservationists have been assured that the endangered gorillas in the Virunga National Park are safe after rebels loyal to renegade General Laurent Nkunda surrounded two ranger stations inside the park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, RNA rep

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