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World Gorilla Day | Give me your cap blondie 🧢🦍!
@victoriaaspinallofficial

This short video shows how sociable, gentle and intelligent (and funny) these creatures are.

Free-living gorillas live only in Africa. There are two main kinds of gorillas: Western gorillas and Eastern gorillas. 🦍Eastern gorillas live in Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. There are two subspecies, Mountain Gorillas - approximately 1000 left and Eastern lowland gorillas - around 17000 left. 🦍Western gorillas live in Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, and Nigeria. There are two subspecies, Western Lowland Gorillas and Cross River Gorillas. There are only several hundred Cross River gorillas left in the world, and as many as 100,000 Western lowland gorillas, but the latter population has decreased by approximately 60% in the past 20-25 years, due to poaching, habitat loss, and disease.

During the two past decades 170 rangers lost their lives protecting Mountain gorillas in Virunga Park.

#worldgorilladay
#savegorillas
#aspinallfoundation
#dianfossey
#dianfosseyfoundation
#virungapark #virungarangers #antipoaching #beapartofthesolutionnottheproblem
#gorillalovers


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Così usiamo i vostri soldi. Il 25 agosto tutti a casa nuova! #drcongo #virungapark #helppassy #passykids #mamaafrica #cooperation #cooperazione


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QUE ABSURDO!! 🦍.
SOS GORILAS
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Parte de dois dos maiores Santuários de proteção dos GORILAS no Mundo, situados no Congo, foram liberados pelo governo para exploração de petróleo: "The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo remains steadfast in opening up parts of Virunga and Salonga National Parks, two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, for oil exploration and drilling. Virunga, Africa’s oldest national park, is one of the world’s most biologically diverse areas and is home to over half of the global population of critically endangered mountain gorillas. Similar in merit, Salonga protects several endemic endangered species and covers a significant part of the Congo Basin, the world’s second-largest rainforest after the Amazon. Allowing drilling in these parks produces nothing positive; large amounts of carbon dioxide will be released into the atmosphere; biodiversity in the area will be lost; endangered species will be put at significant risk; the livelihoods of thousands of traditional farmers and fishermen who rely on unpolluted lands and water will be in peril. #FollowMe at @CristinaMittermier for more photography that helps mend the plight of our planet by sparking dialogues on conservation.
@leonardodicaprio @natgeo
#Wildlife #Endangered #Conservation #Gorilla #Oil #Nature #SOSGorilas #UNESCO #VirungaPark #Congo #SolangaNationalPark


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Un des meilleurs hôtels de la ville de Goma, avec des prix abordables et une bonne vue sur le lac kivu, @hotellinda est un bijou. .
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Réservez une chambre via @tanganyika_links_tours .
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#meilleur #hotel #meilleuroffre
#prixabordable #lakeview #lakekivu_rwanda #gomacity
#bijou #bellevie #bellevue #ouf #vacances #destination #rest #wowair #vacation #détente
#virungapark #loverstravelers
#boatlife #ride #swimming
#beautifulplace #wonderfull
#goma #RDC #Congo #africa


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So this Sunday 22nd April i will be at the London Marathon (@LondonMarathon) waving banners and cheering on Virunga Ranger, Angèle

Join us?

#Congo #Angèle #Virunga #VirungaRangers #VirungaNationalPark #VirungaMountains #VirungaPark #LondonMarathon

cc: @virungamovie @virunganationalpark @voiceofcongo @banacongo @savethecongo @thebestofcongoawards


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This is such terrible and sad news. These are the amazing rangers that protect the park and also made sure that my husband and I were safe during our time in Virunga in December. They are such sincere, wonderful, brave people -most with families. Please watch the movie Virunga on Netflix so you can see their plight and how you can help combat this evil. Below is the statement from the amazing director of the park: @virunganationalpark
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We are deeply saddened by the deaths of five Virunga Rangers and their driver in an attack in the Central Sector of the Park yesterday. The park’s Chief Warden, Emmanuel de Merode, stated; “Virunga has lost some extraordinarily brave rangers who were deeply committed to working in service of their communities. It is unacceptable that Virunga’s rangers continue to pay the highest price in defense of our common heritage and we are devastated that their lives have been cut short in this way.” Click the link in our bio to read more. #virungapark #savevirunga #rangers #bravery #thankyou #congo


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Still keep thinking about my few days in DRC... Watching the movies @virungamovie, #thelastanimals and #thisiscongo together with my personal experience caused that this country got under my skin... In a good way.. I wouldn’t expect that, but I hope to come back... Just to see these typical wooden bikes once more! It’s crazy! Like the country itself... #drc #memories #goma #woodenbike #africa #iloveafrica #crazy #vehicle #congo #democraticrepublicofthecongo #virunga #kivu #visitdrc #virungapark


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Absolutely breaks my heart to hear that @virunganationalpark has lost 6 rangers for simply trying to protect the preservation of land and the beings living within it 🦍😪 most of the rangers are strong,powerful women who want nothing more then peace and to see the mountain gorillas thrive once more...awareness is so important #gorillas #virungapark #congo #antipoaching #weareallinthistogether


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About last night.

Spent hours looking at this lava lake - Nyiragongo in #virungapark Congo.
A six hour hike up a steep active volcano and sleeping next to the crater rim is one of the most breathtaking experiences I have ever had.
#Viruga 🖤


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7 Baby-gorilla’s born in the past 6 weeks in Virunga! #congosafari #babyboom #virungapark


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A major Throw back: 2011 #virungapark #ugandaandRwandaside


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A mountain gorilla in the Virungas National parc near Goma, Eastern Congo. Recent conservation efforts have led to an increase in overall population of the mountain in the Virungas. The overall population is now believed to be at least 880 individuals. | 📷 @gwenndubourthoumieu |
#ycfnow #ycongifab #virunga #drcongo #virungapark #rdcongo


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Few weeks ago, I shared a story of Pasika, a mother Gorilla who has been roaming alone with her infant Mashami, something that never seen before in Gorilla behavior. The News is that she has now joined another lone silverback Turatsinze, they well both spotted by Fossey trackers but the infant Mashami was not present. Check the link in my bio ☝🏾for full story. Photo by @savinggorillas @jeanmarie.nature_images
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#gorillas #pasika #mashami #infant #savinggorillas #virungapark #conservation #livenature #adorable #animalphotography #primate #volcanoes #park #tour #Rwanda #natureimages #staytuned #liveit #followformore


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Ranger blessings 💪❤️👊🦍 Another hero on the frontline of conservation. #35mm #virungapark #virunganationalpark #portrait #portraitphotography #kodak400tx


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