Tag: CD – Virunga National Park

Six murdered wildlife rangers remembered by Prince William ‘did not die in vain’; Josh Layton; Metro

A park supported by the Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the ‘courage and bravery’ of the wildlife rangers killed in an ambush.

Source: Six murdered wildlife rangers remembered by Prince William ‘did not die in vain’

Gunmen kill rangers working in national park home to critically endangered mountain gorillas; Tom Batchelor; Independent

Ambushed officers ‘taken by surprise and had no opportunity to defend themselves’…

Source: Gunmen kill rangers working in national park home to critically endangered mountain gorillas

At least six Virunga national park rangers killed in attack; AFP

At least six rangers in DR Congo’s Virunga national park, famous for its mountain gorillas, were killed in an attack officials blamed on a militia group.

Source: At least six Virunga national park rangers killed in attack

Aww: Man Comforts Gorilla Who Just Lost His Mom; Cyber Breeze

We all know that losing a parent can be one of the most tragic days of a person’s life. This photo that was taken by photographer Phil Moore shows us that that the feelings of loss and sadness that come with losing a mother aren’t limited to the human species. Read on to find out.

Source: Aww: Man Comforts Gorilla Who Just Lost His Mom

10 Amazing and Popular Tourist Attractions in Africa; Emeka Chigozie; Answers Africa

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

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5 of Africa’s best national parks; Olivia Yasukwa & Torera Idowu; CNN

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

From sheltering some of the globe’s most endangered species to showcasing astonishing patterns of migration, Africa’s national parks are among the world’s most spectacular.

Ex-Child Soldier Wins Goldman Environmental Prize For Protecting Virunga Park And Its Gorillas; Sasha Ingber; NPR

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

Rodrigue Katembo has quite a resume: child soldier, park ranger, undercover agent, friend of gorillas and elephants. And now, he is a Goldman Environmental Prize winner.

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Endangered Beauty in Virunga National Park; Barry Egan; To Travel Is To Live

DR of Congo – Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park is Africa’s oldest and an UNESCO World Heritage Site, categorized as ‘endangered’. Originally founded by King Albert I of Belgium.

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Visit and Experience these 6 Incredible Animals Before it’s Too Late; Carrie Pallardy; Lifestyle And Travel

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