Journal No. 19

GORILLA JOURNAL 19

between April and July 1999, poaching in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park in-creased considerably. During the war that started in October 1996, many ani-mals were killed, but the more recent data that we collected during this investigation are very alarming too. The armed poachers were mainly targeting large mammals – elephants and gorillas in particular. Moreover, the considerable number of snares...

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