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General News    H3'ed 7/4/08

GORILLA MURDERS Press Release by Friends of the Congo

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GORILLA MURDERS

Last summer, six rare mountain gorillas were found shot in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park. Who was responsible for the senseless killing of these creatures?

National Geographic Channel's Explorer: Gorilla Murders investigates, unraveling a web of corruption and how Virunga has become one of the most dangerous places on earth. Saturday, July 5, 2008 7 PM.

These stories often lack context and history. Listen to Brent Stirton on NPR's Fresh Air and to get to the root of the issue, read Georgianne Nienaber and keith harmon snow's "Gorilla Industry Exposed (Again) in Central Africa"



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Jan Baumgartner is the author of the memoir, Moonlight in the Desert of Left Behind. She was born near San Francisco, California, and for years lived on the coast of Maine. She is a writer and creative content book editor. She's worked as a (more...)
 

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