IN THE KINGDOM OF GORILLAS: Fragile Species in a Dangerous Land

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Two conservationists' wide-ranging reflections on a quarter-century in Rwanda.In 1978, when Weber and Vedder arrived in Rwanda to study mountain gorillas with Dian Fossey, the gorilla population was teetering toward extinction. Established methods of conservation, such as setting up nationally sanctioned parks protected by force from would-be intruders, had failed. Poachers eluded park guards with ... Read full review

Review: In the Kingdom of Gorillas: Fragile Species in a Dangerous Land

Editorial Review - - Jonathan Shipley

The poachers run rampant through their habitat, which is shrinking rapidly due to the country's population and farm land. The country itself, in the mid 1990s, exploded into a bloody civil war full of atrocities and genocide. And yet, they are still alive. The mountain gorilla, with its powerful and fiercely protective silverback patriarchs to the helpless newborn infants cradled in their mothers ... Read full review

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