mountain gorilla

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Synonyms for mountain gorilla

gorilla of Kivu highlands

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Foreign visits help sustain the gorillas in their habitat, and the interruption has left Craig Sholley, conservation program director for International Expeditions and a former director of the Mountain Gorilla Project, very concerned about the animals' fate.
The coffee is the product of Urth's Mountain Gorilla Coffee program, which provides farmers in Kisoro, Uganda, with training in organic growing techniques as well as tools and equipment.
The transfer of the six orphaned gorillas also includes substantial assistance from the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), ICCN, Disney's Animal Programs, the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project, and Tropicair.
James Foster, director of the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (MGVP), which has provided health care to the gorillas for the past decade.
The campaign includes the first ever Kids Gorilla Summit, an unprecedented gathering of elementary and middle grade students, who will meet to discuss the plight of Africa's critically endangered mountain gorillas and the release of the children's book, Looking for Miza: The True Story of the Mountain Gorilla Family Who Rescued One of Their Own (Scholastic Press) by #1 New York Times best-selling team Craig, Isabella and Juliana Hatkoff, Dr.
The mountain gorilla, which tends to be found in mountainous areas, looks big at 9-1 with Hills (only 2-1 with Power), while the Bengal tiger, native to Bengal and Essex, is a 5-1 chance.
Among the most popular are the 'Endangered Species Mating Calls,' licensed from Cornell University's Macauley Labs library and featuring recordings such as the Rwandan Mountain Gorilla, Pied Butcherbird, and Smoky Jungle Frog.
In the exclusive video, MAF visits the site of the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (MGVP), an innovative gorilla health initiative first established in 1985 when Dian Fossey asked MAF for help in response to a crisis situation for these gorillas.
AS a lifetime environmentalist, I applaud the WWF for highlighting the plight of the giant panda, Bengal tiger and mountain gorilla (Daily Mirror, October 25) but why doesn't anyone talk about the planet's loss of wild plants?
New High-Quality Maps of Africa's Virunga National Park Reveal Mountain Gorilla Habitat
The active volcanoes threaten not only Goma, but also Gisenyi in Rwanda, agricultural regions, and the protected areas of the national parks, including the wildlife habitat of the mountain gorilla.
With the mountain gorilla sharing 98 per cent of human DNA it is impossible not to find Guhonda strangely familiar as he lies sunbathing in a clearing.
SilverBack Technologies derives its name from the eldest member of the African mountain gorilla species due largely in part to the defining characteristics that the gorilla possesses including leadership, loyalty, adaptability, dependability and an on-going commitment to protect other members of the gorilla band.
WWF is calling upon the DRC government, MONUC -- the United Nations mission in DRC -- and the troops loyal to local warlord, Laurent Kunda to take measures to ensure the long-term protection and conservation of the mountain gorilla and its habitat.
The tiny mountain gorilla, a mass of fluff and huge staring eyes, whimpered as it clung to her mother's breast desperately trying to suckle.