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How Protecting Mountain Gorillas Helps Save Many Species – Rwanda Safari News

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Mountain Gorillas are the only great apes increasing in number and moving from the critically endangered list to endangered.

This success is all from great conservation efforts from Uganda, Rwanda and Congo conservation bodies.

For decades, many conservationists have dedicated their lives to conservation of Mountain Gorillas a success story that has seen an increase in Rwanda gorilla safaris, Congo gorilla trekking safaris and gorilla safaris Uganda.

Organizations like the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund protect and study endangered gorillas every day, something very critical in preventing Mountain Gorilla extinction rising from habitat loss and other threats they face and may face in the future.

Mountain Gorillas tracked during Rwanda safaris, Congo tours and Uganda safaris are not the only species that gain from the conservation but many more millions of species.

Conserving Mountain gorillas doesn’t hep in protecting them but many more species, and here is a highlight of what it means to protect Mountain Gorillas;

Within the gorilla habitats are other species that are endangered flora and fauna species and these include chimpanzees, elephants, and leopards, as well as several types of monkeys.

And there are many more, all important and all living in gorilla habitat and either endangered or threatened, including two types of pangolins, African golden cats, Grauer’s swamp warblers, hooded vultures, a frog, and even a type of mouse, golden monkeys as well as a cherry tree.

These beautiful species are part of those endangered creatures that you can sight on a Rwanda gorilla safari, Uganda gorilla trekking safari or gorilla safari Congo.

Mountain Gorillas are also endangered species with a lot of threats yet sought after African safari wild species. Conserving them helps them multiply in number and increase the number of Uganda safari, gorilla safari Rwanda and Congo gorilla safari tourists which helps with the development of the specific countries.

Many people are involved in the gorilla trekking tourism with thousands employed in the country to help thousands of travelers have a glimpse of these elusive gentle giants.

Conservation should really be every one’s concern because it helps not only the gorillas to survive but many wild species and still helps many people support their day to day livelihoods.

In East Africa, not only are Mountain Gorillas conserved but then many organizations are doing conservation efforts to see wildlife continue to thrive in the jungle and increase on Rwanda wildlife safari, wildlife safari in Uganda, Kenya safari and Tanzania safari tourists.

One of the most conserved Kenya tour destinations is the Maasai Mara Game Reserve that extends to Tanzania wildlife safari destination of Serengeti National Park. This is the best place to sight millions of wildebeest.

Recommendable Rwanda Gorilla Safari Packages

To have a memorable trip, you need to plan right and for this,here are top packages that can help you have the best of a Rwanda tour;

Where to Find Mountain Gorillas

Mountain Gorillas are only found in three countries of the world which are Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. In Uganda where there’s the largest population, Mountain Gorillas are found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Rwanda and Congo have a single Mountain gorilla habitat each which are Volcanoes National Park and Virunga National Park respectively.

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