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GROUP OF PROTECTED MOUNTAIN GORILLAS DIE AFTER LIGHTNING STRIKE

A group of mountain gorillas – four out of the just over the 1,000 still left in existence – have died as the result of a fatal lightning strike in Uganda over the course of the weekend. The affected group of gorillas consisted of three adult females, one who was with-child, and a male infant – they […]

TRAGEDY! Lightning kills several tourists in Tatra Mountains in Poland

Four people have been killed and more than 30 injured when lighting struck different locations in Poland’s Tatra Mountains, a spokeswoman for the country’s air ambulance service says. Lightning hit a group of tourists on Giewont, a 1,894-metre mountain, after a sunny morning turned stormy, according to witnesses quoted on private broadcaster TVN24. The peak […]