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Baby Gorillas in the Congo Rescued From War Zone | Care2

Animals  (tags: congo, africa, wildlife, rangers, UN, gorillas, illegal, bushmeat, war )

- 3062 days ago -
United Nations helicopters airlifted four orphaned eastern lowland baby gorillas out of an area where the could have been captured and sold on the bushmeat market for food. Violence between human militias in the area reportedly has accelerated the illegal


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Past Member (0)
Thursday May 6, 2010, 10:25 am
Thanks for the good news Jen

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Friday May 7, 2010, 1:35 am
Good news is good to hear and read!! Noted and thanks.

Gary Brown (2)
Friday May 7, 2010, 8:20 am
This one of the few causes on this site that i heartily endorse

Cheryl B (206)
Friday May 7, 2010, 9:06 am
Good news these babes were rescued - bad news it is so hard to defend these amazing creatures whose DNA is so close to ours. I pray the UN will continue to be very proactive in saving the adults as well. That picture says so much. Thanks, Jenny.

Simone I (50)
Friday May 7, 2010, 9:57 am
Yes, that's good, not much but is something...a little drop of water in a endless sea :)

Past Member (0)
Friday May 7, 2010, 11:17 am
Graet news! Not everyone can be saved but if we can save even one at a time- it is great news:)

Rose Becke (141)
Friday May 7, 2010, 11:28 am
great news

Nadine B (2)
Friday May 7, 2010, 11:29 am
awwwww im so happy about that! thanks fot the great news!!

Jenny Dooley (830)
Friday May 7, 2010, 11:34 am
Many thanks for your comments, Borg, Rajee, Gary, Cheryl, Simone, and Kasia.

Jenny Dooley (830)
Friday May 7, 2010, 11:48 am
Many thanks to Jake Richardson who submitted this to Care2's Healthy & Green Living section.
This video is worth watching - don't know how long it will be available.
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Jenny Dooley (830)
Friday May 7, 2010, 11:50 am
Many thanks for your comments, Rose and Nadine.

Sacred Space (39)
Friday May 7, 2010, 12:27 pm
Bless those earth angels who rescued these precious babies.

Roseann d (178)
Friday May 7, 2010, 3:28 pm
Those poor sweeties. So sad that they are orphaned, all because of human

Gorilly Girl (339)
Friday May 7, 2010, 9:03 pm
Rosanne more than a-holes.....most know how I feel about that shit....death to all poachers of any gorilly especially my mountian gorillys...

Big Gorilly HUgs

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Friday May 7, 2010, 9:27 pm
Noted, thanks.

Joy W (100)
Saturday May 8, 2010, 5:34 am
Noted. God bless those who did the rescuing.

Tamila F (3)
Saturday May 8, 2010, 2:18 pm
YAH! One for the animals! Thanks to those who were able to rescue these little guys, bless you. Good luck to the little guys!

Dianne D (490)
Sunday May 9, 2010, 12:19 pm
Good news. We need to rescue all animals from war zones. Why should they have to endure man's greedy ways of taking control over everything. I often wonder what this earth would be like if man didn't exist. I bet it would be like heaven.

Bracha Katz (31)
Sunday May 9, 2010, 3:03 pm
the all to often forgotten victim of war. thanx jenny.

Michelle E (22)
Sunday May 9, 2010, 11:54 pm
Excellent news, thank you!
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