Monthly Archives: June 2009

Nyandwi Snare Part 3

I kept looking at the cloud-choked sky as we hiked through the farmland on our way to the forest. It had poured rain overnight, and I could only hope it wouldn’t start again until after I’d had a chance to dart Nyandwi. Pablo Group had moved up to the area known as Bikereri (as high […]

Nyandwi Snare Part 2

Several film crews have documented the lives of the mountain gorillas since I began working here, and each has asked if they could follow the vets at work in the forest. I’ve always said ‘yes’ for a routine health check, but no for an intervention–at least if I’m the one doing the darting. I know […]