A mountain gorilla in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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Virunga mountain gorillas under threat

The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has told the BBC the country is looking to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park.

He would like to allow oil exploration there.

Virunga boasts the continent's most diverse wildlife habitat and is home to endangered mountain gorillas.

Congo correspondent Maud Jullien reports.

  • 13 Mar 2015
  • From the section Africa
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