Population of mountain gorillas up, Rwanda to release census figures | Africanews
2 months ago, 13 Jan 00:18
A census of mountain gorillas due in March will likely show numbers have risen this decade, experts said during a ceremony to mark Rwanda’s expansion of its Volcano National Park. The last global survey in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Rwanda in 2010 found just 480 individuals of the critically endangered sub-species. Eugene Mutangana, the head of conservation at the Rwandan Development Board (RDB), said the increase in the number of mountain gorillas will improve the habitat of t ...
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