We are gradually building a page on the Mountain Gorillas of Mikeno. It’s a big job because there is so much to say and document about them. Please bare with us as we work on it.
If there are any creative designers out there who could help make this page really work, we would love to hear from you…
The Kabirizi Family
Kabirizi is the largest group of mountain gorillas in Congo. Kabirizi is also the name of the Silverback, who is certainly one of the most beautiful silverbacks we have ever seen.
Photo take by Paul Taggart in May 2007.
You can get a detailed description of the Kabirizi Family from Diddy HERE
The Family is made up of 30 individuals: 3 Blackbacks, 6 Adult Females, 3 Sub-Adult Males, 2 Sub-Adult Females, 9 Juveniles, and 7 Babies. We understand that there is
Kabirizi Family Members:
Kabirizi – The Adult Silverback
Rubiga (killed by charcoal merchants in June 2007)
Much more to come (including life histories and other details… )