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Mountain gorillas one of Uganda’s biggest draw

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mountain gorillas may be Uganda’s biggest draw, but they aren’t the only primates hanging around the country’s forests. Chimpanzees can be found in a number of different areas, reports visituganda.news, and chimp trekking offers wildlife lovers a fast-paced adventure following these playful primates as …

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Exciting week in gorilla world

  When a group of endangered mountain gorillas from the Rwanda side of the Virunga Mountains which had migrated to the DR Congo side returned recently, one group of conservationists was overjoyed – and they showed it in a blog on Dec.5. The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, which protects about …

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GORILLAS: Kwita Izina with a difference

This year’s Kwita Izina, the infant gorilla naming annual ceremony was held with a difference that highlighted to innovativeness of the organisers, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB). This year, the Kwita Izina events included the first ever Kwita Izina Conservation and Tourism Exhibition. Held in Kigali over a three-day period …

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Uganda hosts over 400 mountain gorillas

By Chris Agwokotho Odubi The population of the gorillas  in Bwindi Impenetrable  National Park  is at a  minimum of  400 according to the current census  by the Uganda  Wild Life Authority,  International  Gorilla Conservation Program(IGCP), Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) in DRC  and RDB in Rwanda. The results …

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