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gorilla

(gə-rĭl′ə)
n.
Either of two large apes (Gorilla gorilla or G. beringei) native to the forests of equatorial Africa, having a stocky body and coarse dark brown or black hair.
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For three decades prior to the first official gorilla naming ceremony, park rangers and researchers named Rwanda's mountain gorilla babies as part of monitoring each gorilla in their family and habitat.
Uganda is blessed with abundant wildlife, once in a life time experiences including mountain gorilla and chimp trekking, Nile River cruises and luxury eco-tourism stays, as well many captivating cultural heritage trails, which differ amongst the four major kingdoms and established chiefdoms that exist in the country.
"Even though the rise of the mountain gorilla population is fantastic news, the species is still in danger and conservation efforts must go on," Liz Williamson, primate specialist for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said.
As a result of conservation efforts such as Kwita Izina, the population of the endangered mountain gorilla has increased to 604 in 2016 in the Virunga Massif compared to 480 in 2010.
On June 1, results of a new mountain gorilla census were revealed, showing numbers of the endangered species are on the rise.
The sprawling Virunga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, is home to roughly 25 percent of the world's remaining mountain gorillas. The mountain gorilla is a critically endangered species.
It is a mist without the cold, of course, she reassures, and from within that mist emerge the mysterious mountain gorillas of the Volcanoes National Park.
Mountain gorillas, one of the world's most endangered species, are only found in three countries: Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda.
"Dian Fossey: Animal Rights Activist and Protector of Mountain Gorillas" is a condensed biography of the famous animal rights activist.
In John Bishop's Gorilla Adventure (ITV, Monday), the comedian visited Rwanda to go trekking with the dedicated Gorilla Doctors, who make it their job to save the endangered Mountain Gorillas from extinction.
John's in Rwanda investigating the few hundred remaining mountain gorillas, first made famous by Sir David Attenborough in the 1970s.
The company said the allowed claims cover composition of matter for its proprietary adenovectors isolated from mountain gorillas, including potential adjustments and additions that may be introduced to engineer these vectors for optimal suitability and performance in a variety of therapeutic and vaccine applications.