Article: Democratic Republic of Congo – Massacre


The link below is to a disturbing report of a massacre at the Okapi Wildlife Reserve in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Six people were killed and 13 endangered Okapi were slaughtered by Mai Mai Simba Rebels in retaliation for anti-poaching and illegal mining activities inside the reserve.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0629-okapi-massacre.html

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Video: Democratic Republic of Congo – Mount Nyiragongo


Article: Democratic Republic of Congo – New Lizard Discovered


The following link is to an article reporting on a new species of lizard discovered in the Democratic Republic of Congo – Cordylus marunguensi.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0521-hance-cordylus-marunguensis.html