TITLE

No More Gorillas?

AUTHOR(S)
McClure, Laura
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/26/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the risk of extinction for male western lowland gorillas. These gorillas possess the strength of four to eight humans, however, they are vulnerable to hunters and disease. The species is predicted to be extinct by 2019. On the 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the western lowland gorilla population is listed as critically endangered.
ACCESSION #
27172711

 

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