Gorilla in trouble… More than half of the world’s endagered mountain gorillas live in the Virunga Mountains on the border of Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. The rest live in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. There were only 880 left in 2018. Thankfully with a lot of work, this is changing slowly. According to…… Continue reading Gorilla In Trouble
Why would anyone buy elephant tusks or rhino horns if it means that animals have to die? Millie Kerr explains the how and why poaching.
Elephants live in 37 African and six Asian countries. The African is larger, and is in fact the largest animal on land. Illustration ©Jane Ray 2017 Its shoulders can be up to 11 feet high and it can weigh up to six tons. Elephants use their trunks to breathe, wash, or hold things. They live…… Continue reading How Many Elephants left?