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HAKUZIMANA JEAN DAMASCENE's Blog – August 2012 Archive (1)

Mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park threatened by heavy artillery

Virunga National Park, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has evacuated staff from three of five patrol posts around Mikeno Sector, the mountain gorilla sector of the park, due to heavy fighting between rebels and the Congolese army over the weekend.

The Chief Warden for Virunga National Park, Dr. Emmanuel de Merode, said in a statement released by the park “We are deeply concerned with the safety of the mountain gorillas who…

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