Consuming Nature: Photo Gallery One

Pictures of the African Ape and Gorilla Bushmeat Market: Boy with Truck
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Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, March 1996

"Practically all [ape] orphans are a by-product of the bush-meat trade. Sanctuaries try to deal with an increasing influx, but most no longer push authorities to confiscate illegally held orphans, because they do not have the space or financial resources to take in more."

Conservationist and photographer Karl Ammann

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Photo Gallery by Chelsea Lane-Miller
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Photograph by Karl Ammann
 
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