Meanwhile... Covid-19 poses a threat to great apes

Meanwhile, experts around the world fear the Covid-19 could wipe out the last great apes. NGOs Gorilla Doctors and FOUR PAWS International are fighting to avoid their contamination.


Great apes are also threatened by the coronavirus epidemic. National parks as well as shelters are getting organized to avoid contamination of these already endangered species. In the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, preventive measures have been taken to protect mountain gorillas. Since March 23, the park has been closed to tourists, who are the first to pose a threat of contamination. On the island of Borneo, in Indonesia, these baby orangutans were rescued by the rehabilitation program Four Paws Forest School. As the number of coronavirus cases increases in Indonesia, the organization has taken strict hygiene measures to prevent primates from becoming infected.


04/03/2020 7:09 AM


  • ام ع.
    04/18/2020 10:13

    سبحان الله الخالق المصور له الاسماء الحسنى فادعوه بها

  • Blake W.
    04/04/2020 11:12

    Leave them the duck alone and their habitat that’s how you help

  • Greg S.
    04/03/2020 23:25

    I thought they (cdc) told us that it cannot be transmitted from humans to animals???? Hmmmm

  • Stuart M.
    04/03/2020 23:18

    Well the first thing to do would be to stay away from them right? Cant get it if they dont have any human contact...

  • Ihsaan Malik
    04/03/2020 19:54

    sty at home and tackcear himself

  • Giovanni C.
    04/03/2020 13:37

    Just stay the hell away from them

  • Diann M.
    04/03/2020 12:12

    Thank you for your work to protect these animals.

  • Erik N.
    04/03/2020 11:45

    How can the rest of us help? Where can we donate?

  • Helga L.
    04/03/2020 07:32

    Stay safe 🌍🙏🍀🐵

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