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8 Reasons to Celebrate—and Help Save—Gorillas on World Gorilla Day
From fascinating gorilla facts to our sustainable mountain gorilla safaris in Uganda and Rwanda, here are eight of our favorite reasons to celebrate—and help save—gorillas, both on September 24 and beyond.
A Memorable Gorilla Trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Memories were made and friendships forged in what is truly one of the most remarkable and unforgettable adventures one can undertake in the natural world, to trek mountain gorillas in the rain forests of Africa.
How Gorilla Tourism Can Benefit Wildlife and People
WWF supports and promotes best practices for gorilla tourism. These practices ensure that the presence of tourists does not put mountain gorillas’ well-being at risk. Gorilla tourism also benefits local communities. WWF helps establish community-owned ecolodges; promotes employment of local people as porters, guides and park rangers; and invests a portion of tourist fees in community projects.
Fascinating Facts About Chimpanzees on World Chimpanzee Day
Celebrate World Chimpanzee Day on July 14 with Nat Hab and learn about some fascinating things researchers have discovered about chimps in the last six decades.
Seven Animals to See in Uganda and Rwanda Besides Gorillas
There’s no question: Seeing mountain gorillas in the forests of Uganda and Rwanda is, for many wildlife enthusiasts, the apex of their globetrotting adventures. But that’s not the...
A Wild Gorilla Trek in Uganda
The ascent starts immediately. You stare up at the mountainside and know that the next few hours will be a strain and exertion on your legs and chest. The heat of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is bearing down, laying a...