Baby Mountain Gorilla on its Mother's Back
Baby Mountain Gorilla, riding on its Mother’s back. This baby is only 6 weeks old and it is very unusual for mums to let people see such young babies – it was a real privilege. They are members of the Kwitonda Group, 22 individuals strong, made up of leading Silverback, 2 younger Silverbacks, females, adolescents and babies. The Silver Back leads the family through the jungle & has mating rights with all the females. Kinigi, Volcanoes National Park, also known as Virunga National Park, Rwanda, East Africa. Mountain Gorillas, Gorilla gorilla beringei, are highly endangered with around 700 left in the wild, spread between Rwanda, Congo and Uganda.