Save the Gorillas (by Rhys T.)
The Virunga Mountains gorilla population is dangerously low
Gorillas face multiple threats in the Virunga Mountains. People are the main threat to the gorillas in the Virunga mountains because they are taking the gorillas' habitats. People are chopping down trees and moving in where they kicked gorillas out. Gorillas can also catch human illnesses and they don't have the medicine to fight off the sickness. People are also killing gorillas for their skin and meat. This is called poaching. In conclusion people pose a BIG threat to gorillas everywhere and arguably the biggest threat to gorillas in any region of the world.
Why are gorillas so important?
Saving the endangered gorillas
How the Virunga Mountain National Park is saving gorillas.
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