Rwanda is one of the only 3 destinations in the world where the rare mountain gorillas are protected. The other 2 incredible destinations include Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. These 3 countries offer trekkers with only 4 options to spark their imaginations with the rarest wild primates in their natural habitat and no where else except only Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Southwestern Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Northwestern Rwanda and the Virunga National Park, Eastern Democratic Republic…
Gorilla conservation organizations recently conducted a survey of the Mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes conservation area, and found their number had increased by more than 25%
The video (above), filmed by Gorilla Doctor Jan Ramer, shows Mountain gorilla Kabatwa, mother of new twin boys in Hirwa gorilla group. She is famished after giving birth and indulges in a much needed meal. Twins are rare in the Mountain gorilla population and only 5 sets have been recorded in history.
Following mounting pressure from conservation organizations, the UK’s Soco International has been blocked from searching for oil in the Virunga National Park, Africa’s oldest NP and home to the endangered Mountain gorilla.