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Primary school built with funding from tourism park revenue launches

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Kwita Izina – 10 years of Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda

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Rwanda MICE Introduced to IMEX, the largest global trade show

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Thousands come together to celebrate Rwanda’s mountain gorillas at 10th annual naming ceremony

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Primary school built with funding from tourism park revenue launches

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Foreigners residing in Partner States to get six months East Africa Tourism Visa

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Kwita Izina – 10 years of Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda

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Rwanda MICE Introduced to IMEX, the largest global trade show

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Thousands come together to celebrate Rwanda’s mountain gorillas at 10th annual naming ceremony

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Primary school built with funding from tourism park revenue launches

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Foreigners residing in Partner States to get six months East Africa Tourism Visa

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Kwita Izina – 10 years of Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda

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Rwanda MICE Introduced to IMEX, the largest global trade show

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Thousands come together to celebrate Rwanda’s mountain gorillas at 10th annual naming ceremony

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Primary school built with funding from tourism park revenue launches

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Foreigners residing in Partner States to get six months East Africa Tourism Visa

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Kwita Izina – 10 years of Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda

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Rwanda MICE Introduced to IMEX, the largest global trade show

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Thousands come together to celebrate Rwanda’s mountain gorillas at 10th annual naming ceremony

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Primary school built with funding from tourism park revenue launches

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Foreigners residing in Partner States to get six months East Africa Tourism Visa

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Kwita Izina – 10 years of Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda

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Rwanda MICE Introduced to IMEX, the largest global trade show

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Thousands come together to celebrate Rwanda’s mountain gorillas at 10th annual naming ceremony

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Primary school built with funding from tourism park revenue launches

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Foreigners residing in Partner States to get six months East Africa Tourism Visa

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  • 17th Rwanda International Trade Fair 2014
    23 July - 6 August 2014
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    30 July - 1 August 2014
  • East Africa Business Summit
    23-25 October 2014
  • African Leadership Network Annual Gathering
    5-8 November 2014
  • Kibeho Anniversary- Heritage Corridor Exhibition 
    28 November 2014
  • Kibeho Anniversary- Heritage Corridor Exhibition 
    28 November 2014

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Primates in Nyungwe National Park

 

Nyungwe is home to a wide variety of primates.

Primates in the Park

Source: Part I of a video series posted on YouTube as an educational tool for Rwandan Conservation Educators working in and around Nyungwe National Park. The central theme of this video is Chimpanzee Conservation. This series was produced by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you look closely, you may see some of Nyungwe’s 13 species of primates, living quietly throughout the park. L’Hoest’s Albertine Rift / Sun-tailed Gabon / Preuss’ Cameroon These three monkeys were most likely one species that lived in a continuous larger forest before the last ice age. Over time the forest split into fragments and each monkey adapted to its own forest.

Today they are separate species. ARKive species - L’Hoest’s monkey (Cercopithecus lhoesti) Chimpanzees Pan troglodytes The only ape in Nyungwe, 500 live in this park. Your guide can help you spot them and their signs: calls, nests, or scat. L’Hoest’s Mountain Monkey Cercopithecus lhoesti Nyungwe is one of the few places in the world where this species is still common. You can often see them by the main road near Uwinka. Owl-faced Monkey Cercopithecus hamlyni This elusive guenon is rarely seen. It has a range limited to central Congo, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. Angolan Colobus Monkeys Colobus angolensis ruwenzori Nyungwe is the only forest in Africa where these monkeys form large “supergroups” of over 350 individuals. Mona Monkey Cercopithecus mona Although often found in groups with other Monas, individuals can sometimes be seen associating with groups of colobus, blue monkeys, or mangabeys. Blue Monkey Cercopithecus mitis doggetti These tree-dwelling guenons can be found around Uwinka. Also Appearing… Red-tailed Monkey Cercopithecus ascanius Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus aethiops Grey-cheeked Mangabey Lophocebus albigena Eastern Needle-Clawed Galago Galago matschiei Greater Bushbaby Otolemur crassicaudatus Dwarf Galago Galago demidoff Olive Baboons Papio anubis [nggallery id=10]

 

 

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