A beloved silver back gorilla was killed by poachers in Uganda. How long before they're all gone?
Add your name if you want to stop the slaughter of endangered species, including these precious gorillas.
"Poachers have killed a well-known mountain gorilla, delivering a setback to decades-long conservation efforts to pull the subspecies back from the precipice of extinction. ...
"Rafiki's family regularly foraged beyond the park boundaries, making it "a symbolic group in regard to co-existence" with people, says Anna Behm Masozera, director of the International Gorilla Conservation Programme, a regional coalition of environmental groups. "Rafiki's death, and the circumstances surrounding it, are significant. He was the only mature male in this iconic group"," reported National Geographic.
If we don't do something to help endangered animals, like these gorillas, they will soon be gone forever.
That's why we're asking the Committee for Rural Economy, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environment of The Pan African Parliament to take action to impose severe penalties against poachers.
Don't you want to rescue gorillas from extinction?
Then add your name to demand harsh punishments for poachers across Africa!