Selfie of gorillas with anti-poaching officers gain netizens' respect (Photo: Facebook/Ranger Mathieu Shamavu)
Forget the ever-smiling best-selfie mates Quokka in Western Australia because this new selfie of gorillas is the newest selfie champion. With a caption that simply says, "just another day in the office", this selfie of an anti-poaching ranger in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a pair of endangered, handsome mountain gorillas is the baddest selfie that is breaking the internet.
According to ABC news, the selfie taken at the Virunga National Park by the anti-poacher officer Mathieu Shamavu with the two atten hut gorillas are part of the units' efforts to raise awareness and funds for the species at the UNESCO World Heritage site.
According to the Virunga National Park website, one third of the world's population of critically endangered mountain gorillas live in the region.
The park is reportedly protected by a team of more than 600 rangers, and is situated in a region of the country which has been impacted by war for more than 20 years.
"These local men and women go through intensive training, risking their lives on a daily basis to safeguard the park's exceptional wildlife, including the last of the world's critically endangered mountain gorillas," the website says.
Ever since the selfie caught the eye of the netzines, Facebook users have flooded the rangers post with tons of gratitude in all types of kind.