Mountain Gorilla Infant (image) Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Share Print E-Mail Caption A reason for joy: According to the latest census, more than 600 mountain gorillas live in the Virunga Volcanoes, more than twice as many as thirty years ago. The number of wild mountain gorillas worldwide exceeds 1,000 animals. Credit Martha Robbins, MPI-EVA Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit and for reporting on this research & census only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.