Mountain gorillas are being put at risk by multiple factors. They are suffering from Ebola, a disease that is wiping out large numbers. Hunters pick off many more gorillas every year. Their natural habitat is shrinking as well. Mountain gorillas have increased from a population of 620 in 1989 to about 880 right now.
It goes without saying that almost any adventurer you meet will have a dream to take on the mountains of Africa in search of the Mountain Gorillas. It’s a dream trip and a thrilling endeavor for any traveler. Having trekked