(June 12, 2014)
By Alex Abutu, 4 June 2014
The Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee is the rarest and most endangered of four subspecies of chimpanzee currently found in Africa. Man's closest living relative, the ape is fully protected by Nigerian law, and now by communities also.
When a chimpanzee was recently killed by a hunter in the Mbe Mountains, the entire community of Bamba LGA, Cross River State, rose to protest the killing. Led by their chief, Vincent O. Mkpe, the community quickly identified the hunte...
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