Tuesday, October 22, 2002

CHIMPANZEES TROUBLED IN NIGERIA

Goldmine in the Forest
This Day (Lagos) October 21, 2002

...By the 1980s, it was obvious that Nigeria had lost about 90 per cent of her original tropical rain forest cover to bush burning, logging and other forms of illegalities in the agricultural sub-sector. Rare monkeys like rain forest monkeys, chimpanzees, gorillas to mention a few, which abound across the country are daily abused....