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Democratic Republic of Congo: Poachers Kill Six Rangers

The link below is to an article reporting on the deaths of six rangers in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo by poachers. 9 more words


DR CONGO: Virunga National Park Sadly looses Six Rangers To Poachers Or Rebels

Six rangers were killed on Monday in an ambush in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Virunga National Park is a popular home for the rare mountain gorillas. 179 more words


DR CONGO: Getting A Tourist Visa

Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN), the Congolese wildlife authority, has an agreement with Direction Générale de Migration (DGM), the Congolese immigration service, to facilitate obtaining 2-week, single entry tourist visas for people visiting Virunga National Park. 505 more words


DR CONGO: 7 Baby Mountain Gorillas Born To Virunga National Park, In Only 6 Weeks

Virunga’s rangers couldn’t be happier with the way 2018 has begun.

The first of seven births happened on January 7th, when Sebutimbiri of the Mapuwa family gave birth to a baby boy. 197 more words


Jungles, Rainforest and Volcanoes! The DRC. 

My last update we just after we entered Rwanda before we made it over to the DR Congo. We decided to make the most of our gorilla experience and see the massive primates in Virunga National Park. 1,034 more words

Travel Writing

Let There Be Light

The modern amenities of life are easy to take for granted. Take electricity, a part of American homes for about 100 years, it is not something most people in this country think twice about in a normal day. 530 more words

The Guardian: Wildlife protection has become an increasingly dangerous business as rangers face armed gunmen and poachers

The Guardian, 23 August 2017, QUOTE: The Mali attack happened on the same day that three rangers were killed protecting Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and just two days before renowned conservationist Wayne Lotter, 51, was murdered by an unknown gunman in Tanzania. 33 more words