Incredible Images Show The Bond Between Endangered Gorillas And Their Caretakers
Hunting: The gorillas are also vulnerable to poachers, who make their way through the parks. Pictured: Ranger Andre Baunma with a gorilla who has been orphaned and is now being cared for at the Mikeno Lodge, Virunga National Park
Meet the gentle giants of the mountains on the brink of extinction
Ranger Andre Baunma with a gorilla who has been orphaned and is now being cared for at the Mikeno Lodge, Virunga National Park
Man Comforts Gorilla Who Just Lost His Mom
For this mountain gorilla whose mother was killed by poachers, the pain is all too real. In an emotional display of mourning, the dismayed gorilla holds onto Park Ranger Patrick Karabaranga for support.
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Parc national des Virunga - La belle complicité des gorilles et leurs gardiens
Koko is shown in 2000 holding a kitten, one of many pets the gorilla has had in her years at the Gorilla Foundation.
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Dian Fossey, American zoologist, primatologist and anthropologist, studied mountain gorilla groups over a period of 18 years. She wrote 'Gorillas in the Mist'. She was murdered at age 53 in Rwanda.
How do you treat a gorilla with a gunshot wound? (Answer: Very, very carefully!)
Poor Shufai was caught in the cross fire when hunters killed his mother. This picture shows the sanctuary boss holding him while he falls asleep after recovering from an operation . now precious that he receives the caring attention he needs .
Faith in humanity restored!
Partager même quand on a presque rien ! / Homeless but a great heart ! [Literally: sharing even when one has practically nothing.
Sweet little babies holding hands
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The male Silverback gorilla sleeps all day and eats an extreme amount of food. When he is called to protect the clan, his strength and intensity is demonstrated in an extreme powerful burst of force and energy.
Greed: The poachers want the animals for bush meat, which is another lucrative stream of income for those who care little for these beautiful creatures. The baby gorillas left behind, and others since, have been brought to Mikeno, where they are cared.