Rare gorillas thought to be dead years ago are found with babies in Africa

Rare gorillas thought to be dead years ago are found with babies in Africa

- Cross River gorillas in Nigeria thought to be extinct have been captured on camera with multiple babies

- Rare images of the gorillas were captured by conservationist, and they are proof that the subspecies is reproducing

- Conversation efforts were established for the gorillas more than two decades ago

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Rare images of Cross River gorillas with multiple babies in Mbe mountains have been captured by conservationists.

The images are proof that the subspecies once feared to be extinct is reproducing amid protection efforts, The Canary reports.

YEN.com.gh notes that John Oates who helped establish conversation efforts for the gorillas more than two decades ago was excited about the new images.

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Rare gorillas thought to be dead years ago are found with babies in Nigeria

Cross River gorillas. Photo credit: WCS Nigeria/AP
Source: UGC

Oates, who is a professor emeritus at City University of New York and a primatologist, told the Associated Press: “It was great to see … evidence that these gorillas in these mountains are reproducing successfully because there have been so few images in the past.

Rare gorillas thought to be dead years ago are found with babies in Nigeria

Rare gorillas thought to be dead years ago are found with babies in Nigeria
Source: UGC

“We know very little about what is going on with reproduction with this subspecies, so to see many young animals is a positive sign.”

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Meanwhile, the world's largest frog is the goliath frog and it can be found in two African countries, Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea.

Goliath frog, which is 32 centimetres in length, can live up to 15 years in the wild. It can live up to 21 years in captivity.

Goliath frogs build their nests in streams, which seems to entail shifting rocks that weigh up to two kilograms.

In other news, a beautiful black lady who calls herself Energy Vibration on Instagram has gotten married to her handsome Uber driver that she boldly proposed to on the very first day he picked her up.

The pretty lady narrated how it all happen when her future husband pulled up after she and her friends ordered an Uber to take them to one of their favourite spots in Washington DC.

By a twist of fate, the lady sat in front whilst her two friends hopped into the back seats. Minutes into the ride she looked over and saw the charming gentleman in the driver's seat.

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