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43) Saving species in the wild requires changing the human activities that endanger the animals. This can only be done when people are educated about the need for conservation. Animals and the areas they live in can be protected. Captive breeding and reintroduction of captive-born animals into the wild may be the only ways to save some species. Group of mountain gorillas, including two silverback males, relaxing in a forest clearing.
Notes: Group of mountain gorillas, including two silverback males, relaxing in a forest clearing.
Scientific name: Gorilla gorilla beringei
Photo © by: Bill Weber & Amy Vedder

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