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Win a Honeymoon Safari!

One lucky couple will win a trip to our beautiful and unique Kyambura Gorge Lodge in Uganda worth over £3000 ($5000). Entering this competition and being in with a shot to win this breathtaking prize couldn’t be easier – simply share the competition on your Twitter profile and you could be jetting off to Uganda […]

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Beekeeping in Kyambura!

The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust, in association with Malaika Honey, has launched a beekeeping initiative near Kyambura Gorge on the southern boundary of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The initiative is part of a series of projects that facilitate sustainable development in the local community while preserving the fragile habitat of Kyambura Gorge and the surrounding […]

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Gorillas 98% Similar to Humans!

Scientists in Cambridge, UK, have decoded the DNA of the gorilla, finding that they are 98% similar to humans at a genetic level, which makes them more similar to us than previously thought. Researchers have already succeeded in decoding the genomes of both chimpanzees and orangutans and now it’s the turn of the gorilla, specifically […]

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Another Special Visit to Bwindi Lodge!

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 […]

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Gorilla Group Visits Bwindi Lodge!

The Rushegura gorilla group has come to Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge for a quick visit last week! The Rushegura group and the lodge staff are old friends. The staff have got to know the characters and ‘personalities’ of individuals in the group. In 2010 one of the group’s females, Buzinza, even gave birth to her baby […]

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