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Virunga National Park (VNP) sits in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a region which has been deeply impacted by the effects of war and armed conflict for 20 years. VNP is protected by a dedicated team of 600 rangers. These local men and women risk their lives to safeguard the exceptional wildlife that call VNP home, including the last of the world's critically endangered mountain gorillas.
International Animal Rescue works to save animals from suffering, rehabilitate and release them back into the wild and protect their precious natural habitats. Their work includes cutting free and caring for captive bears in India and Armenia, rescuing and rehabilitating critically endangered orangutans and other primates in Indonesia and treating injured and orphaned howler monkeys in Costa Rica.
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) is a leading conservation organization based in Nairobi, Kenya dedicated to the protection of wildlife and the preservation of habitats in East Africa. Born from one family’s passion for Kenya and its wilderness, SWT works to protect a number of threatened and endangered species across Kenya including black rhinos. SWT is best known for its Orphans' Project, the first and most successful elephant orphan rescue and rehabilitation program in the world.
Photo Credits: Virunga National Park, International Animal Rescue and Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.