Covid, is it a danger also for great apes?

We have just lived through the worst pandemic event since the bad flu of 1918 and Covid 19 has killed thousands people, worldwide. Of course we have been afraid of this illness and we still feel threatened by it, since it is not over yet. But perhaps we do not know Covid can be a [...]
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Mountain Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

What is the difference between a gorilla and a mountain gorilla? The second species is much bigger, and rare. They are, somehow, more beautiful and mysterious and this is why it is very interesting to go admiring them, mainly in Eastern Africa. Tour operators have recently found many ways to let tourists go and meet [...]
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Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park is a protected area set in the north-west of Rwanda, very close to the border lines with Uganda and the Republic of Congo. Its name is due to the five volcanoes included in its 160 sq km territory, no one of which is active today. The record of this park is to [...]
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

A National Park but also a World Heritage to protect. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a real natural monument, the pride of Uganda. Ninety per cent of its territory consists of dense, tropical forests that hide the most beautiful and rare animals. Going through those forests is difficult, and certainly you [...]
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Mountain Gorillas, a trekking experience

Watching a gorilla in its particular habitat is a rare experience, not so many people will do in their life. If you are in Uganda, though, you will have this chance. Plus the incredible privilege of admiring one of the most beautiful species in the world, Mountain Gorillas. These animals live in high plateaus among [...]
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