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Mystery Gorillas

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Kusu, a juvenile Western Lowland Gorilla, looks over his shoulder while climbing a tree in the jungle in Mondika in the Republic of Congo.
In 2006, researchers discovered a population of more than 100,000 in an area long off limits due to an unrelenting armed conflict. Now, National Geographic Emerging Explorer and primatologist Mireya Mayor ventures deep into the heart of the forest to observe the culture and behavior of these mysterious great apes and help to protect these intelligent and endangered creatures.

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