Recently I visited the Kahuzi-Biega National Park, more precisely, the gorilla group of Cimanuka. All gorillas in the highland sector of the KBNP, living in groups or living alone: they move around and feed according to the food availability. It’s their annual habit. For instance they leave the secondary forest and move into the bamboo
Kahuzi Biega National Park Gets New Head2018-02-06T16:40:29+00:00 News
It is since January 18, 2018 that Mr. Lucien Gédéon LOKUMU, Director at the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature has left his place to his colleague, Mr. De-Dieu Bya’ombe, also Director at the ICCN. Director Lucien Gédéon is recalled by the hierarchy of the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature, to go
Gorillas injured by poachers in Kahuzi Biega2017-10-22T16:36:04+00:00 News
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 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 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 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