Cameroon: Bouba Ndjida National Park – Ivory Poaching


The Cameroon government has a crisis on its hands, with an increase in the number of elephants being killed for their ivory. The elephant population in Cameroon is falling and the elephant may soon be lost to the country. There is thought to be less than 5000 elephants left in the country – with as few as 1000 elephants a possibility.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0217-elephant_massacre_cameroon.html

Cameroon: Western Lowland Gorillas Thriving


There is good news coming out from Cameroon in Africa. The Western Lowland Gorilla population in Deng Deng National Park is thriving.

For more visit:
http://news.discovery.com/animals/gorilla-haven-found-in-cameroon-110328.html