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The Eastern Gorilla

• Humans continue to wipe out closest relatives

Geoff Ebbs /20 September, 2016

The world’s largest primate is now critically endangered due to illegal hunting. The Eastern Gorilla is the latest victim of a phenomena known as extinction investment where the market for endangered animals spikes in anticipation of their disappearance, thereby accelerating the process. Ironically, efforts by national governments to protect an endangered species, serve to heighten Continue Reading →