We awoke this morning to the haunting bellows of two hippo bulls fighting in the river below camp, everyone quickly gathered their equipment and made their way to the wooden deck overlooking the Mara River. Below us the resident dominant bull was being challenged by another bull. This newcomer had moved into the area during [...]

By |March 15th, 2017|Animals|Comments Off on HIPPO BATTLE


A trip to the Virunga is without a doubt always focused primarily on the Mountain Gorillas, however, there is another highly endangered primate that shares the Mountain Gorillas habitat. Meet the beautiful Golden Monkey. Besides occurring in the Virunga Volcanoes of Rwanda, Uganda and the DRC, they are also only found in The Gishwati and [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Animals|Comments Off on GOLDEN MONKEYS