(After the great whales and the white mice, that is.)
More than 20 nations have signed an agreement aimed at saving the world's great apes from extinction.
The Kinshasa Declaration acknowledges that the root cause of poaching and deforestation is poverty, and pledges to support local communities.
Numbers of gorilla, chimpanzee, bonobo and orangutan have fallen sharply, and experts warn that some wild populations could disappear within a generation.
The agreement came during a meeting in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The UN body hopes the agreement will help stamp out poaching for bushmeat, animal trafficking and deforestation, which has destroyed the creatures' habitats.