"Is There Hope?" Asks the New York Times


No less than the venerable New York Times took up the plight of the mountain gorillas:

Mountain gorillas are faring better — perhaps because some humans just won’t listen to reason.”

“Last Thursday there was a bit of good news relating to the impending extinction and destruction of everything.”

“The mountain gorilla, a subspecies of the Eastern gorilla, was upgraded from critically endangered to endangered. There still are only about 1,000 of them, up from a low point of a few hundred, so it’s not like they were declared vulnerable (better than endangered), or just fine (not a real category)…”

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