African children on ‘gorilla warfare’ mission in run-up to COP15
Recognition that children are the way to protect the great apes is becoming more and more apparent. However, these children, even though they swear that they want to protect the apes have almost all eaten gorilla and chimpanzee. Subsistence level living pushes people into the bushmeat trade. With an easy food source that can also be sold what is to stop these children’s fathers from hunting our closest relatives?
Gorillas are killed and eaten on the believe that their meat confers strength to whomever consumes it.
Bushmeat is both consumed in Africa by locals as well as sold to other countries looking for exotic meats.
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