Lossi Sanctuary

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Lossi Gorilla Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Lossi Gorilla Sanctuary
Map showing the location of Lossi Gorilla Sanctuary
Location Western Cuvette, Republic of the Congo
Coordinates 0°10′48″N 14°31′01″E / 0.18°N 14.517°E / 0.18; 14.517Coordinates: 0°10′48″N 14°31′01″E / 0.18°N 14.517°E / 0.18; 14.517[1]
Area 350 km2 (140 sq mi)
Established 2001

The Lossi Gorilla Sanctuary is found in northwestern Republic of the Congo.[2] It was established on 10 May 2001. This site is 350 km2 (140 sq mi).[1] The reserve was effectively created by the local community, who established an eco-tourism project here. It is also used for research.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lossi Sanctuary". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ "Ebola outbreak killed 5000 gorillas". afrol. Retrieved 2010-09-19.