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Mountain Gorilla Population In Congo Increases

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Mountain Gorilla Population In Congo Increases

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Mountain Gorilla Population In Congo Increases

Mountain Gorilla Population In Congo Increases

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In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where many endangered mountain gorillas live, park rangers and researchers have been absent for months. They recently were let back in because of a cease-fire in the ongoing civil war, and they found the gorilla population has increased.

Richard Carroll, director of the World Wildlife Fund's Congo Basin Program, talks about the discovery with Liane Hansen.