14 Oct '11, 12am

Baby Gorilla 'Shamavu' Saved From Poachers (Video)

This tends to mean more adult gorillas are being killed in order to poach the precious and money-fetching babies. Gorillas can go on the black market for thousands of dollars, and the baby gorilla in the video was rescued - from poachers attempting to sell him - by representatives of the Virunga National Park. The park rangers, who posed as interested buyers, have rescued four baby gorillas this year. After a quarantine period, the babies are transferred to a gorilla shelter.

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