A New Baby Gorilla Is Born In Rushegura Gorilla Family of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to add enthusiasm to gorilla trekking fans
Gorilla trekking has been at the forefront of Uganda’s transformation from a country that’s majorly renowned for its troubled history especially during the dictatorial rule of Idi Amin who ruled Uganda with an iron fist between 1971- 1978 into a tourism powerhouse destination that’s highly revered for its breathtaking scenery wildlife fascinating cultures and very welcoming people.
Gorilla tours have been the flag bearers of Uganda’s tourism with almost over 50 % of all Uganda tours ending up with a visit to the gorilla destinations in Uganda which include Mgahinga gorilla national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda
Uganda is one of the few countries in the world that is home to the endangered mountain gorillas and these can be encountered during Uganda gorilla tours to Mgahinga gorilla national park or Bwindi impenetrable national park. As of today, the bwindi sector is believed to home to over 400 mountain gorillas and these represent close to over 50% of all the world’s existing mountain gorillas. A gorilla trekking Uganda safari to Bwindi impenetrable national park gives a unique opportunity to come face to face with these elusive mountain giants in their natural habitat as they have been habituated to tolerate human presence without posing any danger. During your gorilla trekking Uganda tour, you are in position to come across any of the 18 gorilla families of the 19 gorilla families in Uganda with the extra family being found in Mgaihnga gorilla park that have undergone habituation experience in order to ensure that you have a stunning gorilla tour experience.
Newborn baby gorilla
As we came to the close of last week, news broke out of a new gorilla baby being born in the Rushegura family. The Rushegura family is one of the habituated gorilla families that can be trekked by tourists on a gorilla safari Uganda in Bwindi forest park in the park’s eastern sector of Buhoma which has 4 habituated gorilla families. The Rushegura family consists of 19 members led by Mwirima a dominant silverback. This family is named after a tree species called “Ebishegura” that’s abundant in the area where it was discovered. Other members include 1 blackbuck called Kabukojo, 5 adult females namely Kyirinvi, Kibande, Buzinza, Nyamunwa, Karungyi, Kalembezi a sub-adult male, Ruterana a sub-adult female, 5 juveniles namely Nyampazi, Kafuruka, Kibande, Karungyi, Kanywanyi, 5 infants namely Kirinvi, Bunzinza, Nyamunwa, Kibande baby infant and Katabazi. The newborn baby gorilla takes the number of this family to 20 members.
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However, Gorilla trekking isn’t only done in Uganda but also in Congo and Rwanda. A Rwanda gorilla safari takes you to Volcanoes National Park which is home to 10 gorilla families that have been habituated to give you a fantastic Rwanda gorilla tour experience. A Congo gorilla safari experience, on the other hand, takes you either Virunga National Park where you have a chance to encounter Mountain gorillas as this park is home to 8 gorilla families or Kahuzi Biega National Park where you will be in for a thrilling moment with the eastern lowland gorillas Prime safaris and tours ltd has positioned itself as one of the best local travel companies that give you an amazing gorilla trekking Uganda experience or a Uganda wildlife safari as it has a wide range of safari packages to all wildlife destinations in Uganda /Rwanda /Kenya /Tanzania and Congo
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