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A baby-boy mountain gorilla has been delivered in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo to Rugabo Gorilla Group. The baby mountain gorilla was found being nursed by the mother gorilla – Jicho. This baby mountain gorilla was most likely born within the last couple of weeks. The mother, Jicho, is around 33yr old and…

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Congo Virunga National Park Gorilla Families

Details of all gorilla groups in Virunga National Park Virunga National Park has 8 Gorilla Groups/ families in Congo habituated for gorilla tracking and tourism purposes.   1. RUGENDO 9 MEMBERS Rugendo is among the first groups to be habituated alongside Rugabo and Zunguruka in 1985. At its formation, the group was led by the…

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How DR Congo War Affects Virunga Mountain Gorillas

How DR Congo War Affects Virunga Mountain Gorillas With the fighting in eastern Congo, I fear our gorillas in general are being put at risk.  These animals have those forests as their only home yet rebels invade them and launch wars against their governments from forests. Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is…

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