Happy world gorilla day! Yes on 24th of September, 2020 people celebrate World Gorilla Day.
Conservation Status: Verge of Extinction. there are maybe 200 to 300 gorillas left.
Why are they going extinct: Clearing their forests for timber and to create fields, as well as poaching.
Life span: 35 to 40 years.
Fact: - The Ellen Fund ( Ellen DeGeneres ) supports global conservation efforts for endangered species. In fact, her hero since childhood was Dian Fossey, the legendary figure featured in the book and movie Gorillas in the Mist.
- The world's largest gorillas have been pushed to the brink of extinction by a surge of illegal hunting in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Here's a quiz for y'all to play https://www.intoourwild.com/games
If you want to donate or visit the page for knowledge go to https://theellenfund.org
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Stay tune for more blogs - Kara