The Last Of The Kings: Very Sad Photos Of The Hard Life Of Congolese Gorillas

Photo by H. Goldstein/Central Press
A gorilla being marched along immediatedly after its capture in the Belgian Congo, circa 1960.

Photo by General Photographic Agency
British captain A. Gatti and two pygmies with a 500lb gorilla strung from a pole, which the captain shot in the Tchibinda forest in the Lake Kivu region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, circa 1930.

Photo by Topical Press Agency
A group of African tribespeople squat round a huge dead gorilla, January 1932.

Photo by General Photographic Agency
Tribesmen stand by a captive gorilla, circa 1925.

Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features
Taxidermists at work stuffing a gorilla at the Natural History Museum in London, 1968.

Photo by Brent Stirton
Conservation Rangers work with locals to evacuate the bodies of four Mountain Gorrillas killed in Virunga National Park, Eastern Congo, 2007.

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