Killer of Uganda’s best known mountain gorilla jailed for 11 years

The killer of Uganda’s best known mountain gorillas,┬áRafiki, has been jailed for 11 years. Felix Byamukama pleaded guilty to illegally entering a protected area and killing a gorilla. Byamukama had said the gorilla attacked him and he killed Rafiki in self defence. There are just over 1,000 mountain gorillas in existence and the Uganda Wildlife […]

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Mountain gorilla, Rafiki, popular among humans killed by hunters in Uganda

One of Uganda’s best known mountain gorillas, Rafiki, has been killed. Four men have been arrested, and they face a life sentence or a fine of $5.4 million if found guilty of killing an endangered species. Investigations showed that Rafiki was killed by a sharp object that penetrated his internal organs. There are just over […]