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Unique Characteristics of Mountain Gorillas – Gorilla Safari News

Mountain gorillas are completely unique animals which are found in only 3 African countries and these include Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo, these mountain gorillas have attracted many gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda which has helped at increasing the revenues of the country.

Mountain gorillas are found in Bwindi impenetrable national park and they are remaining over 400 gorillas in the park, these have got unique features which are loved by the tourists who travel to Uganda, these include; spending most of their feeding and sleeping, mountain gorillas live in mountainous areas, such characteristics have continued to attract more mountain gorilla tracking safaris to Uganda.

Mountain gorillas have got longer and darker hair and this makes them live in hot or cold weather. The feet of the gorillas look like those of the human being, they have got a unique noise print different from that of the human being, and these features have greatly attracted many gorilla safaris to Uganda.

Male gorillas usually weigh twice as much as the female gorillas; this is because the male gorillas have got more pronounced bony crests on the top and back of their skulls which gives their heads to have a conical shape, a gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi impenetrable national park will automatically expose you these unique features of the mountain gorillas.

Another feature of the mountain gorillas is that the adult male is called the silverback since they develop the grey hair with age. They also have a height of 1.73m and over 155kilograms, there are many unique features of the gorillas and a safari tour to Uganda will definitely reward you.

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Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours updates 2013

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