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Two Gorilla Families Habituated for Tourism in Bwindi

Two Gorilla Families Habituated for Tourism in Bwindi

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This year has been a good one for all those that are interested in gorilla trekking as we do have new gorilla families in Bwindi forest in Uganda. There has been very many dynamics in the original gorilla families where we had some old gorilla families separating to form new gorilla groups while others have

Bwindi Mourns the Death of a Female Nshongi Gorilla

Bwindi Mourns the Death of a Female Nshongi Gorilla

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One of the senior adult female mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwiruka has died barely three months after the oldest male, Ruhondeza passed on. Bwiruka, who has been a dominant female in the 34-member Nshongi family, was found dead by trackers on Monday, according to officials of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). She was

Mishaya Gorilla Silverback Reported Dead

Mishaya Gorilla Silverback Reported Dead

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The dominant leader of the Mishaya Gorilla group in the renowned Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has been reported dead. According the Gorilla Doctors, the silverback of Mishaya group was found dead early this week in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. After finding the dominant silver back dead, Dr. Fred and team of the Gorilla Doctors conducted a

94 Year Old Lady Tracks Mountain Gorillas

94 Year Old Lady Tracks Mountain Gorillas

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Laura Sonnino,a 94 year old tourist from Italy on March 14, 2013 became the oldest person to have tracked mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South western Uganda . Born on 20/5/1919, Laura Sonnino successfully tracked the Nkuringo Gorilla Family on her gorilla safari where she viewed the playful apes. Laura says she

Ruhemuka, a Kahungye Silverback Passes On

Ruhemuka, a Kahungye Silverback Passes On

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RUHEMUKA, a subordinate Silverback in the newly habituated Kahungye Mountain gorilla family has passed on in a painful forest accident. The robust silverback estimated to be slightly above 30 years old is believed to have fallen off a tree landing his head on the ground from a height of 20-30 meters on March 6th,2013.Rangers discovered

Rushegura’s Kabukojo Challenges Reigning Silverback Mwirima

Rushegura’s Kabukojo Challenges Reigning Silverback Mwirima

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The humble but strong soon to be Silver Back of Rushegura Mountain Gorilla Family in the northern Sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, seems tired of playing second fiddle to the dominant Silverback, Mwirima. The dark –faced Mwirima who has for a while enjoyed unchallenged supremacy in a rather stable family of Rushegura, a few

GOSMILE Supports Bwindi Trackers & Guides

GOSMILE Supports Bwindi Trackers & Guides

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Good tidings yet again rain in the gorilla park of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda. For their dedicated efforts and determination to keep the gorilla habitat well and alive, the rangers and porters of Bwindi have been appreciated by Gosmile,a Ugandan Non Governmental Organization(NGO registered both in Uganda and Germany. The organization whose

Bwiruka Gorilla

NHONGI’S SENIOR ADULT FEMALE BWIRUKA PASSES ON

NHONGI’S SENIOR ADULT FEMALE BWIRUKA PASSES ON

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Bwiruka,one of the most senior adult female mountain Gorillas in Nshongi Family has passed on.Trackers discovered her body on Monday.She is said to have recently grow frail and used to be sighted trailing the rest of the group with difficulty. Bwiruka was during her hey days, known to be a favourite among the older men

SAD NEWS: Bwiruka, a Female Gorilla Dies in Bwindi

SAD NEWS: Bwiruka, a Female Gorilla Dies in Bwindi

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Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) reported that on Monday a Senior Adult female Bwiruka was found dead . Bwiruka, a local name for the one who knows how to run fast was one of the oldest female gorillas in the Nshongi Family. Bwiruka was found dead by trackers who were visiting the Nshongi Family in Bwindi

Bakiga Lodge

Bakiga Lodge, New Eco Lodge Opens in Bwindi

Bakiga Lodge, New Eco Lodge Opens in Bwindi

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Bakiga Lodge, Ruhija – A Fantastic Location for enjoying all that Bwindi has to Offer. Information was received last week of a new eco-lodge just started in Ruhija, Bwindi. Bakiga Lodge, the eco-lodge on the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park popular for its mountain gorillas, is part of a local NGO (Bakiga Community Project) and