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After the past decade of gorilla killings and regional wars there is fresh hope for Uganda’s mountain gorillas. The mountain gorilla is one of the rarest primates on earth, but poaching, habitat destruction and human disease left its numbers dwindling to just a few hundred in the past decades. But Uganda has shown that there is hope for this endangered animal. Efforts by conservation groups and the local communities have helped boost the shrinking numbers.  A new census is currently being conducted across the Virunga Mountains and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest of Uganda, the latter is from where Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark filmed this report.

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