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ACTION ALERT: Support H.R. 4416: The Great Ape Conservation Reauthorization Amendments Act of 2010!!


Animals  (tags: gorilla, primates, disappearing, threatened, great ape conservation, protection, legalisation, laws )

Simone
- 1659 days ago - animals.change.org
What if the last proud silverback gorilla disappeared from his forest home forever -- the trees all felled by timber barons? Or a mother chimpanzee was gunned down to satisfy the demand for her meat, her infant child left orphaned and sold into the pet



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pam w. (191)
Sunday March 7, 2010, 10:23 pm
Conservation experts all agree that we WILL lose great apes in the wild within two decades! Agreements like this one are important--and so are zoo breeding programs.

Habitat loss, civil wars, the pet trade and BUSHMEAT are all stacking the deck against great apes. Yes--people kill gorillas for food!

Without captive breeding programs...gorillas are lost!
 

Judy C. (107)
Sunday March 7, 2010, 10:48 pm
Letter sent.
 

gail dair (0)
Sunday March 7, 2010, 11:35 pm
noted thanks
 

Ge M. (218)
Monday March 8, 2010, 7:53 am
Noted, let's hope it works.
 

Peggy A. (109)
Monday March 8, 2010, 8:17 am
Action taken
 

Ingrid Offline A. (209)
Monday March 8, 2010, 10:31 am
Thanks for sharing Simone! Action taken of course!
 

Chris V. (267)
Monday March 8, 2010, 1:02 pm
Noted, letter written and signed pledge. Thank you Simone!
 

Kimberly P. (8)
Monday March 8, 2010, 7:27 pm
Signed sent e-mail.
 

Tierney G. (383)
Tuesday March 9, 2010, 10:36 am
Already signed thanks Simone
 
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