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A census in the north of the Republic of the Congo has discovered 125,000 previously uncounted western lowland gorillas, more than doubling the previous estimated worldwide population of the great ape subspecies.
Earthquake experts say the collapsed schools may be a sign of poor construction despite adequate building codes.
The country's deadliest quake in three decades hit central China Monday.