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Mountain Gorilla


Animals  (tags: Gorilla, Mountain, Virunga )

Nancy
- 1579 days ago - animals.nationalgeographic.com
here are roughly 700 mountain gorillas remaining on Earth, and nearly half live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa.



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Edo R. (71)
Sunday March 28, 2010, 10:52 pm
Thanks for this!
 

gail dair (0)
Sunday March 28, 2010, 11:29 pm
noted thanks
 

NoMailPlease M. (445)
Sunday March 28, 2010, 11:33 pm
Oh My Goodness...

Nancy I totally loved this site...Guys please take a peek you will not be sorry, plus there is so much more here than just the outstanding news article...National Geo is always so special, but I was very pleased.

Thank you so much...sadly can not send you another star, but you so deserve one for this news article at site!!! LOVED IT!!!
 

Cheree M. (249)
Monday March 29, 2010, 2:17 am
What a Great Website, Marilyn is right!! TY Nancy for sharing!! Interesting!!
 

Elm Morrison (357)
Monday March 29, 2010, 3:18 am
A great websiite with solid info and beautiful pics. Thank you Nancy.
 

mary f. (175)
Monday March 29, 2010, 3:49 am
wondreful pictures thanks nancy
 

Lynn M. (192)
Monday March 29, 2010, 6:16 am
Wonderful article! Thanks so much. I am so passionate about the Mountain Gorrilas- Diane Fossey was one of my heroes!
 

pam w. (191)
Monday March 29, 2010, 8:03 am
Dian Fossey, Jane Goodall and Birute Galdikas were three young women who, thanks to Louis Leakey, brought the world's attention to the plight of great apes. I salute all three of them!
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Monday March 29, 2010, 8:15 am
What a wonderful article! Thank you!
 

Donna Smith (28)
Monday March 29, 2010, 2:04 pm
noted,thank you
 

Kristen R. (3)
Monday March 29, 2010, 7:10 pm
Noted - thanks for sharing.
 

Michelle Bafik-vehslage (12)
Monday March 29, 2010, 8:40 pm
Beautiful photos. Am deeply sadden by the thought of them gone.
 

Rosemary Rannes (634)
Monday March 29, 2010, 9:14 pm
Nancy NG has incredible info and images as shown by this image of the Silverback in Virunga in the rain. We have so much to learn and we also need to bring awareness to other that their habitat like Masai Mara is being encroached upon almost relentlessly by eco tourists!
Animals in the wild need our protection! Their migration routes are being trampled on by 4x4's in Africa and the grasslands so desperately needed may eventually decline just as the wildlife populations!

Here are a couple of other websites about Gorilla's that i would like to share:

http://gorillafund.org/conservation_science/fieldnews_item.php?recordID=156
http://gorillafund.org/people/ecosystem_health.php



 

David B. (34)
Monday March 29, 2010, 10:07 pm
man could learn so many lessons from these powerful yet gentle creatures . i so wish the there could be a separte body set up with powers to entre any country and set up areas where these and othe animals live that are totally off limits to humans , under peneltay of death ,if caught there ,no excuse accepted for the tresspass.sadly i ask ,how many of these beautiful species will only be pictures in books in 50 years ? so very sad it be . thank you Nancy.
 

Judith C. (104)
Tuesday March 30, 2010, 2:10 pm
Thank you
 

Patricia C. (96)
Tuesday March 30, 2010, 3:51 pm
Thank you Nancy, these animals need to be cherished and respected, and I sincerely hope this will happen before it's too late. I highly recommend the movie "Instinct".
 

JennyLynn W. (246)
Tuesday March 30, 2010, 8:19 pm
We have got to protect and preserve what we have left - for future generations, for our children. How can we let this slip away? And what will we say to our children and grandchildren when we do?
 

Sakura L. (41)
Wednesday March 31, 2010, 2:39 am
thank you very much
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
Wednesday March 31, 2010, 5:07 am
If we don't save these wonderful animals, we are absolutely worthless!
 
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