Animals Back from the Brink: Bringing Back the Mountain Gorilla
1 Feb. 2020
Crabtree Publishing Company
Although still listed as critically endangered, the mountain gorilla is the only great ape whose population is increasing in the wild. Humans still pose their greatest threat, but a number of organizations have been collaborating with local people in conservation efforts to bring back their numbers. Learn about the programs that are expanding the mountain gorilla's habitat, reducing poaching, and managing tourism, which provides jobs to replace the financial incentive to poach.