Group of Gorillas is called? This question is asked by many people. Gorillas are endangered species living in Africa, in tropical rainforest, mountains and lowlands of central Africa. Mountain Gorillas inhabit the rainforest of Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republican of Congo.
In Uganda they inhabit the Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi impenetrable National park with four sectors including Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo , Virunga national park in DRC and Volcanoes national park in Rwanda.
Gorillas live in families the family includes silverback, off springs, black backs, females and males. A group of Gorillas is called a troop or band. The troop moves together looking for food, playing, groom each other. The silverback is the head of the group it fights and protects the groups.
Gorillas are herbivores; feed on the vegetarian diet of leaves, bamboo shoots, roots, fruits, sometimes they feed on insects’ termites and ants.
Mountain Gorillas live in the eastern lowland gorilla, western lowland gorilla, cross river gorillas. The subspecies are endangered or critically endangered; they face a threat of hunting them for bush meat, infectious diseases and habitat loss.
Mountain Gorillas are the world’s largest primates that are larger than their Gorilla cousins.
1950s to 1980s, zoos paid poachers to take mountain Gorilla babies from Uganda. Rwanda and DRC, poachers killed the Gorilla members and took their babies however the mountain Gorilla babies never survived.
Mountain Gorillas visit the true natural habitat, with privilege to encounter Bwindi impenetrable Forest in Uganda.
Volcanoes National Park is the other place to see the mountain Gorillas in the wild.
In Uganda the permits for mountain Gorillas are charged are fee of $600
In Rwanda the Gorilla permits are charged at a fee of $1500
In DRC the Gorilla permits are charged at a fee of $400
Gorillas are trekked in dense rainforest, through tough muddy but thrilling. Gorillas don’t run away from people they stare and look at you however does not look strength into their eyes, your given one hour to spend with the Mountain Gorillas.