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Mountain Gorilla One Step Away From Extinction

With only 5000 Eastern gorillas (Gorilla beringei) being left on the planet, this species now faces the risk of entirely disappearing. Four out of six of the planets great apes are now severely endangered, and only one step away from being extinct, this includes the Eastern Gorilla, Western Gorilla, Bornean Orangutan and Sumatran Orangutan. Chimps and bonobos are also listed as endangered. War, hunting and land loss to refugees in the past 20 years have led to a [...]