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Adolescent mountain gorilla


An adolescent mountain gorilla chews at a branch in a thicket upon which it feeds, inside the newly-reopened Volcanos National Park, near Ruhengeri, Rwanda, Friday, July 16, 1999. The park, located near the Ugandan and Congolese borders in northern Rwanda, is home to a population of the highly endangered primates, which currently number several hundred.

Credits: AP Photo-Brennan Linsley

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