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Mountain Gorilla numbers surpass 1000

At a colorful press conference held in Rubavu, Rwanda today, the protected area authorities of DRC, Rwanda and Uganda announced the results of the Virunga 2015/2016 mountain gorilla census GVTCpress release Gorila census 31 May18 , Mountain gorilla census – joint global release 31052018 highlighting an increase in the population of the critically endangered specie. The numbers of the mountain gorillas in the transboundary Virunga Massif as of June 2016 stand at 604, combined with the 2011 published Bwindi results of 400 the global population estimate is now 1004!

May - 2018