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Who Murdered the Virunga Gorillas?


Animals  (tags: three female gorillas, Mburanumwe, Neza, Safari, Safari's infant cowering nearby, patriarch500-pound silverback, Senkwekwe )

Eleanora
- 3881 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
Heavily armed militias shatter the stillness in this central African park. Desperate refugees crowd park boundaries. Charcoal producers strip forests. Then, last summer, someone killed seven of these magnificent creatures in cold blood.The killers waited



   

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Melva H (93)
Friday July 4, 2008, 8:26 am
I'd guess that the killers were people with no ethics or moral values; no sense of humanity toward ANY species- not even for the environment that sustains all Life on Earth. Their only concern is for their own welfare and pleasures. They'll do anything for a price- or for the high of 'proving' they are superior little-tin-gods. They like killing; but it must be from a safe distance, and against targets (human or animal) that have no chance of defending themselves and no chance of escape.... I'd say these murderers are cut from the same cloth as politicians who tell endless lies in order to start a needless War For Profit!!
 
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