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Bwindi Hosts Research Symposium

Bwindi Hosts Research Symposium

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Researchers across the spectrum converged in Bwindi’s Buhoma park headquarters for a researchers’ symposium. The symposium jointly organized by UWA (BMCA) and ITFC (Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation) had varied number of researchers in numerous discipline discuss research papers and contribute to the addition to the body of knowledge on the eco system of Bwindi.

Gorilla Permit

Gorilla Permit Promotion Ends

Gorilla Permit Promotion Ends

Gorilla Permit

The discounted gorilla tracking permits promotion initiated by the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to enable East Africans and Foreign residents to enjoy the same gorilla tracking experience at reduced rates successfully ended on May 31, 2013. Records indicate that the promotion attracted thousands of visitors to not only track the mountain gorillas in

Bitukura Gorilla Family Gets a New Baby

Bitukura Gorilla Family Gets a New Baby

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All gorilla conservation friends will be delighted to know that the Bitukura family number has grown with a member more has a new birth has been registered. Ruhara, an Adult Female has given birth to a baby much to the delight of the entire family of Bitukura and gorilla friends. The group size is surely

Bwindi Gorilla

94 Year Old Lady Track Bwindi Gorillas

94 Year Old Lady Track Bwindi Gorillas

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Laura Sonnino,94, 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 where she viewed the playful apes. Laura says she had tried to track Gorillas in Buhoma in 2002

Bwiruka Female Gorilla

Bwindi’s Senior Adult Female Gorilla Passes On

Bwindi’s Senior Adult Female Gorilla Passes On

Bwiruka Female Gorilla

One of the senior adult female mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Bwiruka has died barely three months after the oldest male, Ruhondeza of Mubare Group passed on. She was known to be playful, friendly and even cheeky, but sadly, at the age of about 30, Bwiruka, a female gorilla has died. One of

Ruhondeza Silverback Gorilla

Ruhondeza Legendary Silverback Passes On

Ruhondeza Legendary Silverback Passes On

Ruhondeza Silverback Gorilla

It is with great sadness that UWA management announces the demise of Ruhondeza the oldest gorilla silverback and leader of the first habituated tourism gorilla family in Uganda – Mubare in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP). He succumbed to death yesterday afternoon after a four month spell in solitary life. Ruhondenza as he is fondly