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As many as 100 gorillas a year may be killed by poachers and sold for bush meat in a single region in the Republic of Congo, an environmental group says. Endangered Species International said it conducted an undercover investigation in Kouilou, 60 to 80 miles up the Kouilou River from Pointe-Noire, the country's second-largest city and a major port. If poaching continues at its current rate, gorillas could disappear from the region within a decade, the group's president, Pierre Fidenci, told...
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