The Cross river gorillas were found spotted in the dense Mbe Mountains in cross river state by a camera set up by the wildlife conservation society . conservationists claims the world’s rarest gorillas with several babies on the southern part of Nigeria. according to the International Union for conservation of nature, the sub species is in a critical stage of endangered habitats and only one point about 300 were known to be alive within the mountainous area in Nigeria.
The gorillas tends to be isolated from humans and their population were believed to be hunted in the past. images were also captured in 2012. this latest image depicts that the cross river gorillas are well protected and reproducing after decades of being targeted by hunters, Inaoyom Imong , director of cross river landscape for wild life conservation society Nigeria said in a statement.