Tagged mountain gorilla

PROGRESS FOR BIG INDICATORS

— fin whales, once hunted to the brink of extinction, have been upgraded from endangered to vulnerable, according to a report published this week by the international union for the conservation of nature (iucn). read : fin whales removed from global list of endangered species more: fin whales back from brink of extinction thanks to conservation efforts more : scientists count whales from space

MOUNTAIN GORILLA BENEFITS FROM INBREEDING

“scientists have discovered inbreeding has actually benefitted mountain gorillas by removing many harmful genetic variations. They are also genetically adapted to living in small populations.” Read more here: BBC article