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World's Rarest Gorilla Captured on Film: VIDEO

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Conservationists struck gorilla gold after placing a motion-sensing camera trap in the habitat of the Cross River gorilla, Treehugger reports:

Numbering as few as 250 individuals, the rarest of African apes has scarcely been observed in the wild, even by those committed to studying their behavior. But now, for one of the first times ever, the Cross River gorilla's haunting beauty and incredible strength have been caught on film in the wild.

The clip seen below was recorded in the Cross River gorilla's dwindling habitat near Cameroon's border with Nigeria, a region hit hard by human encroachment and poaching.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. sad the missing hand part..humans,the things we do...towleroad there is an interesting event happening in the korean entertainment industry i hope you cover it(and i hope the gays here show sum love for this guys daring move),one of their biggest pop stars yesterday released a clip for his new video and its pushing boundaries by being very gay inclusive its BIG news now..here's a link of the clip and the dabate happening in asia and the west(allot of western fans now follow "kpop",its starting to make an impact in america etc)http://www.allkpop.com/2012/05/jyjs-junsu-releases-mv-teaser-for-tarantallegra

    Posted by: sal | May 9, 2012 10:45:11 AM


  2. Was that Donkey Kong at :38s ? :O

    Posted by: Felix | May 9, 2012 11:56:30 AM


  3. i thought the worlds rarest, misogynistic gorilla is still in very much in the closet, ...or so he thinks.

    Posted by: Malaysian Ho | May 9, 2012 2:16:01 PM


  4. Some Africans, Chinese, Russians and Arabs believe that gorilla gonads and dried, ground gorilla paws are an aphrodisiac. Those poor, defenseless beings in the video will probably not last another two years and will be made extinct.

    Posted by: jamal49 | May 9, 2012 2:54:46 PM


  5. An awesome sight. I love posts like this.

    Posted by: andrew | May 9, 2012 11:54:39 PM


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