Following a number of previous visits to Bwindi Lodge, the Rushegura gorilla group has once again decided to make a surprise appearance, delighting the lucky guests in the process!
A couple on safari managed to catch them on camera while they were having lunch at the lodge. They had spent the day tracking the gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest only to discover that the gorillas had tracked them back to the lodge!
In the video shot by the lucky guests, one of the gorillas can be seen standing very still only a few feet away from them on the other side of a window looking in as they ate. Other gorillas can also be seen in the bushes and climbing trees on the outskirts of the lodge.
Writing about the experience afterwards, they said “our luck and timing was just perfect! I was bursting with excitement”. Off camera, all 19 family members relaxed in the garden.
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