Apes in Crisis

A new study says apes in West Africa have suffered a drastic decline in their numbers in the past 20 years, thanks in part to hunting and the Ebola virus. Join host Ira Flatow and guests for a discussion about the problems facing African gorillas and chimpanzees, and how scientists are trying to save these animals.


Peter Walsh
* Visiting Research Fellow, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey



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