A ‘baby boom’ among gorillas in a Ugandan national park shows conservation efforts are succeeding despite the menace of poaching, and other threats to the country’s wildlife.
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Bwindi is home to over half of the world’s population of the endangered mountain gorillas, and over 120 mammal species.
An estimated 550,000 wild animals are currently suffering in poorly run tourist attractions around the world. Here’s how to make sure you avoid them.
Gorillas’ are worth seeing but chimpanzee badly behaved…
Bwindi impenetrable was gazetted as a National Park in 1991 and declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994. It is one of those few places on earth where animals (both wild and tame), hills, rivers, water-falls, forests and humans coexist magnificently in such a harmony.
Animal encounters can help foster a greater appreciation for conservation efforts…
The world’s a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty’s also subjective. It’d be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world — but CNN’s list is a good start to plan your travels. From lush African forests…
Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has been ranked by CNN as the world’s beautiful place…
These are CNN Travel’s picks for the world’s 25 most beautiful places — from a lush African forest and a vast Latin American desert to a watery Balkan paradise and an ancient Middle Eastern city.
One travel company has seen 15 per cent growth for adventure holidays where walking the scenic route is the point in destinations such as Jeju Island, Peru and Iceland.
Uganda’s mineral industry has enjoyed a spectacular surge in recent years.
You will never see the day when you are as strong and as important as them. They weigh more than 200kg. They can rip a man into pieces and can break trees with their bare hands. They intimidate their opponents into a no contest by thumping their chests. They make more than Shs40 billion for the country a year.
Despite their legendary strength, they have a great fear of chameleons, caterpillars and water. And half of their world population lives in Uganda. They are mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei), a species listed as endangered and can only be found in Mgahinga Gorilla and Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks in Uganda.
However, it is only in Bwindi, where half of the World’s 880 mountain gorillas are found.