Saving Africa's most endangered Apes through community-based conservation of key Cross River Gorilla habitat
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Project

Saving Africa’s Most Endangered Apes through Community-Based Conservation

Duration
2014 - 2015
Location
Cameroon, Nigeria
Species protected
Western Gorilla Gorilla gorilla
Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes
Drill Mandrillus leucophaeus

Project objectives

Through community forest conservation in key habitats on both sides of the Nigeria-Cameroon border, the project aims to reduce the threats to these Critically Endangered gorillas, as well as those to the sympatric Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzee, and Drill.

This project is implemented by Wildlife Conservation Society.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching