The Hunt For Rare Gorilla Poachers Is Getting Serious

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Poaching is an issue across the globe for a massive number of animals. From huge elephants to the tiny pangolin, animals are in a constantly struggle of fearing for their lives at the hands of people who want to hunt, kill, and sell their parts illegally.

But there are also people who are desperate to make sure that those poachers see justice for their horrible actions, as well as ensure that the animals that are under the most threat are given the essential protection that they deserve.

CNN’s Arwa Damon visited the forests of the Republic of Congo in search of the vanishing western lowland gorilla. Her search lead her to find a peaceful family of the creatures deep within the forests with the help of a knowledgeable guide. These gorillas, however, are under threat by poachers.

Fortunately, there are those who are dedicated to helping the gorillas fight back against the poachers.

Check out the video below to learn more about anti-poaching initiatives in the Republic of Congo.

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