July 2013

Kyambura Chimp Naming Ceremony

Kyambura Gorge’s first chimpanzee baby naming ceremony was held at the UWA Fig Tree Camp in Queen Elizabeth National Park on July 18th!   Kyambura Gorge is home to a unique and isolated community of 24 chimpanzees. Research conducted between 2006 – 2009 by Nicole Simmons, who is now the VSPT project coordinator, revealed that […]

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A Special Encounter in Bwindi

One of my enduring memories of gorilla tracking at Bwindi was when we approached a nursing mother gorilla with her infant. The infant was busily nursing with her mother. I started taking pictures.  My heart was pounding with excitement – so much so that I thought my heart would burst thru my chest to be […]

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The Rwenzori Sculpture Gallery

Following the success of its exhibit on local sculpture in Uganda, the new Rwenzori Sculpture Gallery grows from strength to strength and moulds a bright future for itself in the smelter of Ugandan ambition. Their exhibit showcases the somewhat surprising talent the local people are discovering they have for bronze casting and it’s very much […]

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