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Jan 12, 2018

Rwanda’s mountain gorillas

Rwanda’s mountain gorillas

Mountain gorillas are under threat from poaching, war and habitat loss in Rwanda.

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An endangered female high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family eats inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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African Wildlife Foundation President Kaddu Sebunya and chief park warden Prosper Uwingeli walk in the forest to track the high mountain gorilla Sabyinyo family, within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family plays inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered female high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family climbs down from the bamboo forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered female high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family eats inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered female high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family eats inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered baby high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family is seen inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family walks past a warden inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family walks inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered baby high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family plays inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered silverback high mountain gorilla from Sabyinyo family walks inside a forest in the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered baby high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family eats inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered silverback high mountain gorilla from Sabyinyo family rests atop trees inside the forest in the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered silverback high mountain gorilla from Sabyinyo family rests atop trees inside the forest in the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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An endangered high mountain gorilla from the Sabyinyo family is seen inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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A giant replica of a high mountain gorilla is seen at the site for the gorilla naming ceremony outside the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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A porter is seen in the forest as they track the high mountain gorillas from the Sabyinyo family, within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Ecologist Craig Sholley talks to park wardens in the forest as they track the high mountain gorillas from the Sabyinyo family, within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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A park warden is seen in the forest as they track the high mountain gorillas from the Sabyinyo family, within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Endangered high mountain gorillas from Sabyinyo family are seen inside a forest the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Endangered high mountain gorillas from Sabyinyo family play inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Park wardens are seen in the forest as they track the high mountain gorillas from the Sabyinyo family, within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Endangered high mountain gorillas from Sabyinyo family react as they play inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Ecologist Craig Sholley tracks high mountain gorillas from the Sabyinyo family, within the forest in the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Endangered high mountain gorillas from Sabyinyo family play inside the forest within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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African Wildlife Foundation President Kaddu Sebunya and ecologist Craig Sholley walk in the bamboo forest to track the high mountain gorillas from the Sabyinyo family, within the Volcanoes National Park near Kinigi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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