Photo: Rare Gorillas Helpless as Congo Rangers Flee Rebels



A mountain gorilla rests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park on September 4, 2007. Rebels in eastern Congo have occupied part of a reserve built to protect rare mountain gorillas, putting the endangered primates in the crossfire of an escalating political and ethnic conflict, conservationists say.



Photograph from Reuters/Wildlife Direct


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