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Gorilla Doctors: saving endangered mountain gorillas in Africa

1. When zoologist Dian Fossey was murdered in 1985 there were just 250 mountain gorillas left in Africa’s Virunga mountains. But thanks in part to the Gorilla Doctors she inspired. 2. The multi-national group operates in the heart of the jungle, treating … Continue reading ?
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