Kahuzi Biega National Park has been facing a high rate of poaching lately. Even protected species such as eastern lowland gorillas and grauer gorillas are no longer spared. Some local communities no longer hesitate to enter the park by placing traps there under the pretext that they are looking for traditional medicines to treat themselves.
Dominance Divides Up a Gorilla Family
Dominance Divides Up a Gorilla Family2017-08-26T11:12:18+00:00 News
A history of the females tears apart the kingdom of Silver back Cimanuka Any nature lover who has passed through Kahuzi Biega National Park for a decade now must necessarily remember the famous Silverback Cimanuka, a gorilla that is the pride of PNKB in terms of tourism. Cimanuka’s story rhymes with a multitude of females.
Rwandan Tour Operators Target Kahuzi Biega National Park
Rwandan Tour Operators Target Kahuzi Biega National Park2017-07-11T12:19:26+00:00 News
For two months now the Rwandan government has decided to increase the price of visiting the gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park. The price has gone from simple to slightly more than double, from 700 to 1500 US dollars per visit within the Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. Faced with this situation, average tourists and average
UNESCO Visits Kahuzi Biega National Park
UNESCO Visits Kahuzi Biega National Park2017-05-05T10:32:01+00:00 News
From April 25 to 29, the Kahuzi Biega National Park, a World Heritage Site, was visited by an important UNESCO mission. The delegation was composed of two important personalities, namely Leila Maziz, representative of the World Heritage Center and Edward Wilson, representative of IUCN. The objective of the reactive monitoring mission was to assess the
Hagenia abyscinica in the sector of Tshivanga in KBNP
Hagenia abyscinica in the sector of Tshivanga in KBNP2017-02-09T14:33:28+00:00 News
The Afromontane in the highland’s sector of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park is composed by a secondary, primary, swamp and bamboo forests. The different forests grow gradually and are located between 1,800m to 2,600m. It is the home range for gorilla Grauer’s, chimpanzees and other wildlife. Gorillas have been observed to spend much time in the
Park Ranger Succumbs to Injuries After Collision
Park Ranger Succumbs to Injuries After Collision2016-10-10T10:48:28+00:00 News
The Kahuzi de Biega National Park, a World Heritage site, is deeply saddened to announce the death of one of its valiant ecoguards in the person of Munganga Nzonga Jacques. The sad event occurred during the pursuit of incivics who looted the property of peaceful citizens on National Road No. 3 crossing the Park. During