A silverback gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) acknowledges my presence by taking a long look at me…. Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. With Wilderness Safaris and Bisate Lodge.
A team of genetic scientists, co-led by Dr Chris Tyler-Smith of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Dr Aylwyn Scally of the University of Cambridge, UK, has sequenced the whole genome of the mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) and compared it with the genomes of three other Gorilla subspecies – the western lowland gorilla (G. […]
Staring deeply into the eyes of a silverback Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei), I truly wonder… what is in his thoughts? Volcanoes National Park, Virunga Massif, Rwanda Nikon D3s. Nikon 28-300 mm. ISO 800. f5.6 @ 1/180 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari
Hope… This one-day-old baby Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) is one of twins born last year in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. At the time it was believed to be number 781 of the total population of mountain Gorillas. Now a new census suggests that the total population has risen to 880, a growth trend that […]