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A baby mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

We hiked through the mud, up the mountain, into the dense primordial forest of Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. In a small clearing, we left our packs and walking sticks--according to the trackers, the gorilla family was close by. The gorillas were used to human visitors, and we came upon them around their afternoon nap. This baby gorilla, the families new addition, was clinging to his napping mother in the afternoon humidity. He was perfect.

TAGS: Conservation, Gorilla, Rwanda

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2014
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 10, 2014, 10:22 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
Focal Length: 240mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
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