Here Is A Heartwarming Video To Enjoy On World Gorilla Day!

It’s World Gorilla Day! 

This short video by The Aspinall Foundation shows how sociable, gentle, intelligent, (and funny) these creatures are.

Free-living gorillas live only in Africa. There are two main kinds of gorillas: Western gorillas and Eastern gorillas. Eastern gorillas live in Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. There are two subspecies, Mountain Gorillas – there are only approximately 1,000 remaining in the wild and Eastern lowland gorillas – only around 17,000 left on earth.

Western gorillas live in Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, and Nigeria. There are two subspecies, Western Lowland Gorillas and Cross River Gorillas.

There are only several hundred Cross River gorillas left on earth, and as many as 100,000 Western lowland gorillas remaining, but the latter population has decreased by approximately 60% in the past 20-25 years, due to poaching, habitat loss, and disease.

It’s imperative that we do everything in our power to protect them. You can help by donating to The Aspinall Foundation Here!

You can help all animals and our planet by choosing compassion on your plate and in your glass. #GoVeg

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