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Mountain Gorilla Crisis: They Need Our Help!

The magnificent mountain gorillas are disappearing before our eyes. Their habitat is in danger due to conflict in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, charcoal burning in Virunga National Park, and disease spread by humans. Please visit the links below to learn more about these noble beasts in crisis. Donate today to help save the Mountain Gorillas.

The Owen & Mzee Foundation

Help the gorillas by donating to the Owen and Mzee Foundation at Click here to find out more:

Donate To Wildlifedirect

WildlifeDIrect was founded and chaired by Dr. Richard Leakey to help empower individuals and organizations to help save the world's wild species. Click here to find out more:


Mountain Gorilla Crisis

Brent Stirton's Virunga Gorilla Gallery

CBS 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper - African Gorillas in Peril

Congo Park Reports 10 Gorillas Born in 16 Months

Congo Park Reports 10 Gorillas Born in 16 Months

National Geographic - Gorilla Massacre (video)

National Geographic - Gorilla Massacre Investigation (video)

National Geographic - Timeline of Events in Virunga

National Geographic - Who Murdered the Virunga Gorillas?

NPR - Africa's Oldest National Park in Crisis

NPR - Brent Stirton, Chronicling the Virunga Gorilla Murders

NPR - Gorilla Population Up 14 Years After Genocide

Rescued baby gorilla fuels campaign to save a species

Wildlife Direct Gorilla Protection Blog


Other Gorilla Foundations

African Wildlife Foundation

Berggorilla & Regenwald Direkthilfe

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

World Wildlife Fund - African Great Apes Programme