Bwindi Impenetrable Receives two Baby Gorillas


It’s great conservation news hearing about the birth of the two baby gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The news is confirming a great impact after restless days of mountain gorilla conservation.

On January 20, 2022, Uganda announced the birth of the new gorilla individual to the Christmas habituated gorilla family, this was a great addition to the family number from 6 to 7 individuals. The baby gorilla was born to Nyabwoba adult gorilla
which subscribes to Christmas habituated gorilla family located in the Nkuringo sector in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Christmas gorilla family is among the late habituated gorilla families in Uganda of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, which was opened in 2018 for trekking at Nkuringo. Nkuringo sector in Bwindi’s alpine area of trekking presents greater¬†gorilla trekking challenges in the world.

In the same accord, UWA delightfully announced another great news of another gorilla that surfaced on January 23, 2022. The new other baby gorilla was born to the Mukiza family of the Ruhija sector.

The baby was born to Twijukye an adult female gorilla, both the baby and mother were confirmed to be in perfect health condition. The same mother also gave birth to a baby still in 2020 which baby is today a juvenile.

With efforts of conservation, the gorilla population has only been successfully growing by the new birth. Though the species are endemic and endangered species, mountain gorillas are one endangered specie that is greatly
experiencing a natural population hike.

Thanks to initiators of gorilla conservation among which are Gorge Scheller and Diana Fossey who through their research discovered how the species were at the edge of extinction. Diana Fossey worked so hard to ensure that the gorillas have a sure another day.


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