This is so sad and yet gives such an important message that there are still good people in this very mixed up world.
Park-ranger, Patrick Karabaranga, comforting a gorilla after it’s mother was killed by a poacher.
Location: Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Conservation efforts have led to recent successes in restoring the wild gorilla population, but, as showcased by the heartbroken expressions on the faces of both the gorilla and the consoling park ranger, there is still much to be done.
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