Bobo’s rise to internet fame has helped raise awareness about these animals’ plight and about the charity groups who work hard every day to preserve Cameroon’s natural heritage for future generations. Their work is vital.
Besides the bushmeat trade, habitat loss is one of the other major threats to the long-term survival of Cameroon’s primates. Cameroon has more than 20 million hectares of tropical rainforest, but it’s disappearing quickly due to unsustainable foresting and poaching practices. But not all is lost… Photo Credit: Ape Action Africa