General News - November 2012
Number of gorillas on the increase - 16 November 2012
The population of mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has increased from 340 in 2006 to 400 in 2012.
This follows a 3 week head count performed in September and October.
This means Uganda hosts more than half of the world's mountain gorillas as there are approximately 880 worldwide.
Low season gorilla permits are going for US$350 each in November 2012, April and May 2013 - take advantage while you can.