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gorillas in rwanda Rwanda is blessed with very many wildlife diversity and bird species which form its core products. The country has beautiful scenery and hospitable people which have led to increase in Rwanda safaris.

The glory of this country is seen in its mountain gorillas. Rwanda is a home for one of the unique group of primates found in only three countries in the world and thus as led to many safari visits in Rwanda.

Mountain gorillas are among the critically endangered animals out listed in the by IUCN.  The primates live in the rainforest of East Africa that is in Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga National Park found in Uganda and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

They mostly feed on fresh leaves, fruits, shoots, and piths and they rarely take water because of the food they eat which contains water and moisture. These primates are the largest primate species who have about 98% of Human DNA thus are the closest relatives to Human and Chimpanzees which makes them one of the attractions you don’t want to miss visiting while on your safaris in Rwanda.

They live in troops and are headed by one leader called silverback. Silver back protects the group against any danger and threats from other animals. He protects the family even with his own lives thus reflecting the nature of Man as well. This human-like animal offers the best safaris experiences while on your safaris to Rwanda and Uganda.

In Rwanda, gorilla tracking safaris is best done in Volcanoes national park. The tracking safaris also offer tourists with the additional opportunity to spot different bird species, animals and other primates like the silver and golden monkeys.

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