At last month’s Kwita Izina, It was great pleasure to catch up with Barona Leonidas, a former poacher who has turned out to be a tracker. Now, if you take a trip to see the mountain gorillas living in the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, you may be lucky enough to have Leonidas as one
Kwita Izina Gorilla Naming Festival gets underway!2011-06-16T22:34:40+03:00 News
The seventh Kwita Izina gorilla naming is now underway in Kigali, Rwanda, with a specially-themed conservation conference kicking off this year’s event. Over the next few days, the Gorilla Organization will join government officials, NGO workers, conservationists and regional wildlife authorities in celebrating and naming the 22 mountain gorillas born over the past 12 months.
Kwita Izina Set for 18th June 20112011-03-10T23:28:41+03:00 News
Make a date with Rwanda in the week culminating with the annual Kwita Izina Gorilla naming festival, planned for the 18th of June this year. This date still has to be confirmed by the Rwandan cabinet though, showing the importance tourism has in general and Kwita Izina in particular for the government of the ‘land
Twin Gorillas Born in Hirwa Family in PNV2011-02-07T18:42:44+03:00 News
The Volcanoes National Park is announcing the birth of twins in one group of mountain gorillas, Hirwa. The good news was announced by RDB gorilla trackers of the Hirwa group on Thursday 3rd 2011 after observing the twins, who were born to the mother called Kabatwa. The twins are both males and looked very healthy