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Ebola, Hunting Push Ape Populations to the Brink

Science  11 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5617, pp. 232
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5617.232a

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Researchers are warning that a relentless epidemic of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in central Africa, combined with hunting, could push Africa's apes close to extinction within the next decade.

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