Month: January 2013

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Meet the Man Behind the Mask

Bamuturaki Robert knows how to draw a crowd and keep a smile on their faces. The 42 year old actor is the star of the Omumashaka Drama Group, which performs regularly in the Kyambura region of southwestern Uganda. As a boy Robert joined his primary school’s drama club and soon discovered he had a natural gift for […]

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Rebecca and the Mountain Gorillas

Early one dreary morning in March 2004, my BBC Wildlife plopped onto the doormat. While waiting for my lift to work to arrive, I quickly scanned through the articles, but came to an abrupt halt in the advertisement section; Journey to the Gorillas, Volcanoes Safaris it read. A trip was booked in less than 24 […]

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New Mother Loses Infant in Bwindi

On January 4th it was discovered that a newborn member of the Kahunge gorilla group in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest had died on 1 January. The infant’s mother is Rugendo, a young aduly female and first-time mother. Although gorilla doctors were unable to identify the cause of death, they believe he had been born on 28th […]

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New Chimp Birth in Kyambura Gorge!

Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee Community located in Queen Elizabeth Park in southwestern Uganda is home to a highly endangered isolated chimpanzee community. We are pleased to report that young Pamba gave birth to her first offspring, a boy, around the first week of December. Pamba appears to be a natural at child-rearing and both mother and […]

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Photo Competition Shortlist Announced!

We’re pleased to announce that the Photo Competition has produced some fine entries and we have been hard pushed to narrow them down to a shortlist of spectacular images, with many more we wish we could have included. We have selected a shortlist of twenty photographers whose images are now in a special album on […]

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