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Gorilla Doctors Saving Mountain Gorillas

Gorilla Doctors Saving Mountain Gorillas

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Mountain gorillas are regarded as endangered species due to their small number. Within the world there are only 880 remaining mountain gorillas that are left worldwide and these gentle giants are shared by three countries that’s Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. The land surrounding the national parks where these giants live is some

Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tips

Mountain Gorilla Trekking Tips

Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Mountain gorillas are endangered species located in only three countries on the planet (Uganda, Rwanda and democratic republic of Congo). There are only about 900 mountain gorillas in those 3 three countries half of them residing in Uganda’s gorilla national parks of Bwindi impenetrable and Mgahinga. Viewing these animals in the thick forests of the

The Status and Ecology of the Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga National Park

The Status and Ecology of the Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga National Park

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The Status and Ecology of the Golden Monkey (Cercopithecus mitis kandti) in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda. A Report By Researcher- Sandra E. Gray The research has now been going on for the past 2 years. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park straddles the borders of 3 countries, Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo, and is at the heart

5 Facts About Mountain Gorillas

5 Facts About Mountain Gorillas

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Fast Facts About Mountain Gorillas Type: Mammal Diet: Omnivore Average life span in the wild:35 years Size: Standing height, 4 to 6 ft (1.2 to 1.8 m) Weight: 300 to 485 lbs (135 to 220 kg) Group name: Troop or band Protection status: Endangered Size relative to a 6-ft (2-m) man: Mountain gorillas are the

Batwa Trail to Attract More Tourists in Mgahinga

Batwa Trail to Attract More Tourists in Mgahinga

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A revamped Batwa trail in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park will allow tourists to explore the cultural sites during their Uganda gorilla tour through the footsteps of the Batwa tribe in southwest Uganda.  The three-kilometer trail winds through the dense forests of the Muhabura mountain range, known for its troops of golden monkeys and mountain gorillas—two

Makerere University Honors American for Mountain Gorilla Conservation

Makerere University Honors American for Mountain Gorilla Conservation

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Makerere University Kampala (MUK) has awarded an honorary doctorate degree to an American Philanthropist, Ruth Morris Keesling for her contributions towards the conservation of the mountain gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Keesling was nominated for the award by the Makerere University Department of Veterinary Medicine in acknowledgment of her contribution

Muhabura Mountain

Discover Mount Muhabura a Treasure on Uganda-Rwanda Boarder

Discover Mount Muhabura a Treasure on Uganda-Rwanda Boarder

Muhabura Mountain

Nobody would argue against the statement that Uganda is simply one of the most beautiful countries in East Africa and “pearl of Africa”. With its endless hills and varying landscapes there’s no shortage of stunning scenery and awe inspiring vistas especially in south-western Uganda. But let’s face it; you have to shell out a fair

Go Golden Monkey Tracking in Mgahinga

Go Golden Monkey Tracking in Mgahinga

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One of the best places to track golden monkeys in Africa is Mgahinga National Park, one of Uganda’s popular national park. Though most  travelers have opted to visit this park to track the golden monkeys, this park offers an awe inspiring moment of tracking the shy and fast moving golden monkeys. The park’s setting amidst

See Mountain Gorillas Up Close

See Mountain Gorillas Up Close

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There are several reasons as to why one should take a gorilla safari to Mgahinga National Park. Though there are many reasons seeing the gorillas up close and personal is the major reason as to why many wildlife enthusiasts have booked Uganda safaris and ventured into the wild of Africa. Mgahinga National Park is one

Gorilla Levy Boosts Community Conservation

Gorilla Levy Boosts Community Conservation

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Communities around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National parks, the home to more than half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas have a reason to smile, with the introduction of Gorilla levy fund . The new development is yet another avenue to benefit the communities neighboring Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area. The fund promotes sustainable environmental

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