In Africa, 2020 is the year of the poachers - The Point

The July 12, while conducting a patrol, the guards of the Virunga national park (democratic Republic of the Congo) fall on Theodore, the prisoner of a collar. T

In Africa, 2020 is the year of the poachers - The Point

The July 12, while conducting a patrol, the guards of the Virunga national park (democratic Republic of the Congo) fall on Theodore, the prisoner of a collar. Theodore is a baby gorilla is 3 years old. A hell of a boy loved by the tourists. His mother and father, unable to tear his trap, are desperate. The guards must anesthetize the mother and away from the father to reach free Theodore and to treat his injury.

Cataclysm. Since the Covid-19, the poachers make fire of any wood. "The crisis of the sars coronavirus led to a shortage of resources, which puts the gorillas at...

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Virunga National Park/Handout/ REUTERS – UWA – Siphiwe Sibeko/REUTERS (x2) – Benjamin GUILLOT-MOUEIX /Hans Lucas via AFP

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Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 04:33

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