There are about a thousand mountain gorillas remaining on Earth, and about half live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa. Habitat loss is a major threat: agriculture, illegal mining, and forest destruction for charcoal production have degraded their forests. They often get caught in snares laid out to trap other animals for bushmeat. In 2008 their status was changed from "critically endangered" to "endangered", however, warn that they could quickly slip back into being critically endangered.
Your purchase will help with the conservation of Endangered and Critical Endangered species.
Each painting in this series was created on handmade recycled paper and is approximately 6x8.5 inches. The proceeds from this project have the potential to raise $10,000 for wildlife conservation, specifically helping Endangered to Critical Endangered species.
Thank you for your contributions -- there is so much to learn and do to protect the incredible wildlife we share this planet with.
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