Largest Group of Habituated Grauer’s Gorillas Gets a Health Check

Chimanuka group is the only group of Grauer’s gorillas habituated to human presence in t…

Eric K. Noji, M.D.‘s insight:

“…On April 23rd and 24th, two routine health checks were performed from the Kahuzi Biega National Park Tshivanga Station.  On the first day, our team (composed of three park rangers, one researcher and myself) entered the forest at 8:00am. At around 9:00am, we were on the gorillas’ trail and one of the trackers spotted a wire snare attached to a stick that was deeply rooted in the ground. Our team destroyed the trap and the wire was taken back to the patrol post  @iveta

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