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7 Best Places To Safari In Uganda

Gorilla Safari Consultants have come together to build a list of suggestions when it comes to the best treks to take on while visiting Uganda. First on their list is Bwindi Forest National Park. Visitors have the potential to witness over 400 different species of flora, as well as a rainforest that is over 25,000 […]

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Is There Hope for These Great Apes?

The great apes of the past are in a tough situation. They are not out in numbers anymore and they do not have a very good outlook on the future. Throughout the years, apes have become closer and closer to being extinct. There is less reproduction going on and as a result, the number of […]

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Mountain Gorilla

Important Mountain Gorilla facts Less than 1,000 remain today Live in 4 national parks Lifespan of 40-50 years Scientific Name Gorilla beringei beringei Weight Males: Up to 400 lbs. Females: 215 lbs Size Males: up to 6-ft. tall Females: up to 5-ft. tall Life span 40 to 50 years Habitat Dense forest, rain forest Diet […]

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Helping Cultivate a Future for Rwanda's Gorillas | Conservation, Lodges and Camps | Singita

More than 60 percent of the world?s mountain gorillas live in verdant range of six dormant and two active volcanoes straddling the borders of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Singita has invested extensively in ecotourism projects such as the Singita Kwitonda Lodge, which allows people to explore the wonders of Rwanda?s […]

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Why Koko the Gorilla Mattered

Koko the Gorilla resided in the western lowland, and unfortunately was one of many endangered species. Koko was one of the most brilliant gorillas known to the western world, having over 2,000 words within her vocabulary. Koko could also use over 1,000 signs in ESL. Koko may have arguably been most known for the selfie […]

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