A Midlands woman has swapped her life in Birmingham for the rainforests of Africa.
Rachel Hogan moved to Cameroon 12 years ago to help save orphaned chimpanzees and gorillas, whose parents were killed for bushmeat.
As the illegal trade continues, scientists warn the great apes of Africa are now on the brink of extinction.
ITV News Central reporter, Victoria Davies, travelled to Cameroon to find out more.
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