Following the trending abominable tune in the city party after party, with conservation the lyrics are flowing to baby after baby, It’s another great news spreading concerning tourism. it’s now about three weeks after the oldest habituated gorilla family at Bwindi impenetrable national park received a baby gorilla and just ON Thursday 7th October 2019 afternoon Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) announced the birth of another baby mountain gorilla.
The new baby mountain gorilla was born to Mubare family the first habituated mountain gorilla family Uganda which was habituated in 1993. The baby gorilla was born to Karungi one of the adult female gorilla in Mubare family, the mother and the baby were established to be in a good health condition and the baby gorilla sex was yet not recognized.
The born baby gorilla is the second born mountain gorilla in a space of one month, its great news concerning conservation of the mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas are endangered species recorded in the red list of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). It’s believed in the world there remaining only about 1000 mountain gorilla.
It’s important to notice that mountain gorillas are endemic to forest of the Albertine rift valley which only include; Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park and the Virunga Volcano forests shared among three countries consisting of Mgahinga gorilla national park in Uganda, Volcanoes national park Rwanda and Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Bwindi impenetrable was established to protect the mountain gorillas. The park hosts nearly half of the world’s remaining population of the mountain gorillas. The park is popular for gorilla trekking tours, expeditions taken on foot in search of the mountain gorillas.
Mubare habituated mountain gorilla family was the first habituated gorilla in Uganda, it’s found at Buhoma section northern part of Bwindi impenetrable national park. Mubare family started with 12 members but due to infighting and fights from other wild gentles the family splinted into formation of other families and other members were killed. The family is currently under leadership of a dominant sliver back Kanyunyi and by 2013 other members from different groups joined and the number rose from 5 to 9 members.
The first baby gorilla was born of recently in October 2019 born to a mature female Businza, and now the family is celebrating two new members.