Baby Mountain Gorilla Born in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

A Baby mountain gorilla was born on 4th January 2021 by an adult female one Nderema, a member of the Nkuringo gorilla family in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Nkuringo group is one of the many gorilla trekking families found in Nkuringo sector in the south of of Bwindi National Park. Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are the only two gorilla parks in Uganda. Other gorilla parks in the region include Volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga National park in the DR Congo.

This baby is an addition to many gorilla babies that have been born in Bwindi forest over a period of time. In the course of 2020, the gorilla fraternity went into a mountain gorilla baby boom that saw an increase in the number of the endangered primates in Uganda.