As everybody knows poaching is a big problem in Africa. The Congo have been exceptionally hard hit because the sheer amount animals in the Congo. Some of the hardest hit or the low-land gorillas whose numbers have dropped by 50% in the last 10 years to poaching and people who eat gorillas and game as part of the regular diet.
The good news is there are so many great initiatives and programs that are being funded that there is a lot of hope.
The programs to protect wildlife are much more successful and well thought out then the ones that are meant to help people.
Even so the park rangers have collected this group of schools just over the last three months of elephants gorillas chimpanzees monkeys and Alope you name it and they have a scull of it.