Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kwitonda and Inzuvo

There are still many days when I am in the Virungas I can’t quite believe I work here. This was one of those days. As trackers Jerome and Aaron and I walked up the mountain on our way to find Kwitonda group, I was learning new Kinyarwanda words. I had learned the Kinyarwanda word for […]

Kwita Izina

Kwita Izina. The annual gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda. This event started years ago with a small group of trackers, guides, researchers and veterinarians who would gather annually to name the baby gorillas born during the year. It has grown to an international event, attended by tens of thousands of people from Rwanda and the […]

Ndeze and Ndakasi’s Update

Blog by: Dr. Eddy Kambale MGVP DRC In-Country Field Veterinarian Ndeze and Ndakasi are the two Mountain Gorilla orphans who were transferred from Goma to Senkwekwe at Rumangabo, DRC about 6 months ago. They have been showing a very good health state and no major health problem needing MGVP Gorillas Doctors interventions! In their lovely […]