The short rains have arrived in earnest and the western part of Uganda has had its normal bout of rainfall. If you are heading that way to gorilla track, be prepared with a good quality poncho, raincoat and heavy duty hiking boots!
Secondly, an infant has been born to the Nshongi Group. The Nshongi Gorilla Group is the most recently habituated gorilla group that are based out of the Rushaga region of the park. This is the group that also recently split into two: Nshongi (25 individuals) and the newly formed Mishaya. (10 individuals) The baby is still new and its sex has yet to be identified.