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Canada Emotion in the DRC following a report on the gorillas of Rwanda

21:25  23 november  2020
21:25  23 november  2020 Source:   france24.com

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In the DRC , they take gorilla conservation seriously. In fact, a ranger was killed in the park less It’s one of the main reasons why I opted to go gorilla trekking in the DRC over Rwanda or Uganda. After several minutes spent taking photos of the gorillas ’ backs, they were on the move once more

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Un gorille du parc national de Kahuzi-Biega dans le nord-est de la RDC le 11 octobre 2019 © ALEXIS HUGUET A gorilla from Kahuzi-Biega national park in the northeast of the DRC on October 11, 2019

And our gorillas then? It is in essence the cry of the heart Monday in the Democratic Republic of Congo after the recent broadcast by a French channel of a report on the last great apes of the mountains in Rwanda.

"The species is threatened and only lives in the heart of the dense forests of Rwanda", declared the star presenter of TF1 Gilles Bouleau by presenting this subject broadcast on the French private channel.

"There are only a thousand of them on the planet. And you can only find them here", adds the commentary of the report filmed in the Parc des Volcans in Rwanda, on the eastern border of the DRC.

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Conservationists in eastern Congo are reporting the deaths of two lone silverback mountain gorillas , a highly endangered species. Emmanuel de Merode is the director of the British-based Africa Conservation fund, which works with an organization that trains park rangers in the area.

"Does the 8:00 p.m. newspaper of 11/19/2020 from TF1 in France ignore that the 800 mountain gorillas have left for three countries: Uganda, Rwanda and the DRC?" 'Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN) in a press release.

"They claimed that these primates only exist in Rwanda. Virunga Park is also home to these gorillas, don't forget," adds ICCN, referring to the nature reserve located just across the river. border, in the province of North Kivu.

The Congolese have received the support of the ambassador of the European Union (EU) in the DRC Jean-Marc Châtaignier, who spoke of an "incomprehensible error". "I hope that @ TF1 will quickly correct his ball," added the European diplomat of French nationality on his Twitter account.

And the inescapable ambassador of the United States in Kinshasa Mike Hammer to add: "Correct it immediately @ TF1! (...) I saw them myself, they are magnificent!".

Rwanda actively promotes its tourist sites, by sponsoring two prestigious football clubs, Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain, under the theme "Visit Rwanda".

Unlike its big neighbor, Rwanda has set up visa facilities on arrival at Kigali airport or at the borders since January 1, 2018.

Rwanda is finally benefiting from peace and security on its territory while the magnificent tourist sites of Virunga and Kahuzi-Biega parks in eastern DRC are in part threatened by armed groups.

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