Rushenya- The Ugandan Mountain Gorilla

Rushenya- The Ugandan Mountain Gorilla image

 

Gorilla’s are officially off the critically endangered list! Come and join the celebration with Uganda at the Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show

 

 

Rushenya,the Ugandan Mountain Gorilla will be at Destinations this year celebrating the recent news that these great apes have been taken off the critically endangered list -downgraded from critically endangered to endangered.

Thanks to the incredible ongoing conservation work in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the number of mountain gorillas has increased from 680 in 2008 to now over 1,000!

We will be celebrating this major mile -stone with Rushenya on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd February, with performances from 10am -4pm

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Don’t panic, it’s not a real gorilla!

Visit Uganda on stand AF82 and share your photos of Rushenya using #MyUganda for a chance to win a prize!

Gorilla tourism was pioneered in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the best place on the planet to see these amazing creatures, and it may come as a surprise to learn that tourism has played an important role in saving these gentle giants from extinction.

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