A photo taken on August 1, 2015 shows a young mountain gorilla in the jungle at Bukima in Virunga National Park, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.AFP PHOTO / PETER MARTELL
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Virunga Park, the nature preserve in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo famous for its endangered mountain gorillas, said Wednesday that a mother had given birth to two babies, bringing to nine the number of infants born so far this year.The park currently counts 604 individuals, compared with 395 in 2000, according to Congolese news website ActuCongo.Five park rangers and a driver were killed early this year, and in May the park suspended all tourism after three people, including two British visitors, were abducted and a ranger was killed.
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