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Scientists Say Ebola Has Pushed Western Gorillas to the Brink

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Science  14 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5844, pp. 1484
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5844.1484

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The combined threat of the Ebola virus and poaching has pushed western gorillas into the "critically endangered" category in the latest international ranking of species threatened with extinction.