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The Virunga Mountain Gorillas These Days

Dian Fossey carrying out observations with a silverback I’ve just finished reading Dian Fossey’s Gorillas In The Mist and I’m wondering how Nunkie’s Group are getting on these days. A lot has changed in the Virunga mountains since Fossey’s horrific murder in 1985, and humans have encroached on the gorillas‘ diminishing territory even more. The 1994 Rwandan genocide… Continue reading The Virunga Mountain Gorillas These Days

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Last Ditch Attempt to Save Endangered Rhinos

A new conservationist project is underway in South Africa to airlift rhinos to safety. The project is being managed by Rhinos Without Borders, a new organisation with approximately $280,000 or crowdfunded money, which aims to remove rhinos from overcrowded areas in South Africa to an undisclosed location in Botswana. Rhinos have been hounded to near… Continue reading Last Ditch Attempt to Save Endangered Rhinos