Photo: Belgian Named New Warden of Troubled Gorilla Park



Emmanuel de Merode (far right) hikes through Congo's Virunga National Park with wildlife rangers Innocent Buranumwa and Diddy Mwanaki, and Paula Kahumbu, from the non-profit WildlifeDirect (left to right). De Merode, 38, and a Belgium prince, will be sworn in August 13 by Congolese officials as the new chief warden of the troubled park, where hundreds of wildlife species, including endangered mountain gorillas, live amid the the crossfire of waring militias.





Photograph courtesy WildlifeDirect

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