Total Number of Mountain Gorillas Rises Above 1,000 — Primatology.net

Despite concerning data in the study detailing the pressures on and decline of many primate populations in Brazil, Madagascar, Indonesia and DRC, recent surveys confirm a rise in the Virunga mountain gorilla population in DRC –

Positive news on the conservation front, where the number of mountain gorillas is over a 1,000 individuals. The survey found the Virunga population has risen to 604 among in 41 social groups… Compared to the 480 individuals counted in the last survey in 2010. The only other place mountain gorillas survive is in Uganda’s Bwindi […]

via Population of Total Number of Mountain Gorillas Rises Above 1,000 — Primatology.net

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