Nshongi Gorilla Family

Nshongi Gorilla Family

Nshongi is another Mountain gorilla family found in the south western parts of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the Rushaga region. Nshongi gorilla family is among the 12 habituated in the famous Mountain gorilla park of Bwindi Impenetrable Forests. Bwindi almost has half of the Mountain gorilla population in the whole world with approximately 340 gorillas with a small number of Mountain gorillas living in the Mgahinga National Park along the Uganda – Rwanda border. About Nshongi Gorilla Family …

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Nkuringo Gorilla Family

Nkuringo Gorilla Family

Nkuringo Gorilla group is located in the Nkuringo area in the Southern part of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is the only gorilla group in this part of the park, this is the most challenging gorilla group to track in the park because sometimes it is difficult if traveling by road to track this particular group, it’ll involve crossing from Buhuma park headquarters through Ruhija (4×4 has to be fully engaged), its road networks are hidden from the beginning …

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Mubare Gorilla Group

Mubare Gorilla Group

Mubare Gorilla Group is found in the Buhoma region in the southern parts of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi National Park is one of the Mountain gorilla parks in Africa and it is separately situated away from other parks. Other parks which harbor the Mountain gorillas in Africa include the Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, all the above mentioned three gorilla parks …

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Katwe Gorilla Group

Katwe Gorilla Group

Katwe gorilla group is one of the newest introduced gorilla families found in the Buhoma area in the southern sector of the park. Initially the Buhoma area had only two habituated gorilla families which include the Mubare gorilla family (the first family to be habituated in 1993), the Rushegura group (most loved by tourists when they visit the Buhoma area) and the habiyanja gorilla group. Unlike other gorilla families that are habituated for a period of two years, it took …

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Dian Fossey: Amerian Primatologist

Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey (also referred to as “Woman in the Mist”) was an American “primatologist and a Conservationist” born on 16th/January/1932, San Francisco, California (United States of America ) to 26th/December/1985 (Murdered in cold blood in Rwanda), she was known for her extensive research and study on Mountain gorillas in Volcano National Park in Rwanda from 1966 until her death in 1985. She released a book in 1983, called “Gorillas in the Mist” which covered her research on the Mountain gorillas …

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