African Gorilla Population Number increased to 1004, mountain gorilla population on rise, according to new coming in from 2018 mountain gorilla census covering Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo gorilla population have increased from the previous gorilla census which was 880, now the current gorilla population is at 1,004, this is a very big achievement for all people working in conversation of bwindi forest and in great virunga massif region, this 2018 gorilla census was supported by International Gorilla Conservation Programme in efforts to save the reaming endangered mountain gorillas.
Today the increase of the African gorilla population form 880 gorilla individuals to over 1,000 is being celebrated worldwide, they is a steady growths over the years, given that the gorillas is the most endangered primate sharing 95% DNA with humans. For those who wants to see gorillas in its natural habitat (wild), you can contact Kisoro Tours Uganda for the memorable gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, our African gorilla safaris are tailor made gorilla tours and wildlife safaris adventurers best on each individuals special interest, time and budget with other personal requirements. You can as well reach us for free information or advice in planning your gorilla safari holiday in Uganda, Rwanda or DR-Congo.
African mountain gorillas are now the biggest apes in the world whose population number is on the rise, mountain gorillas faces some threats which includes civil wars in on Congo side, climate changes so the three gorilla countries are working together to make sure that the gorillas are safe.
In Uganda gorilla permit cost $600 per person, in Rwanda gorilla permit was increased from $750 to $1500 per person and in Congo gorilla permit cost $400 per person. Gorilla tracking experience is the same, the differences is in permit prices.