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Maasai Spear Throwers
A tusker's path
Maasai Silouette
Photographing Nature
Blurred view
Rwandan Hunter-Dancer
Hippo Mouth
In spotlight
Scorpion
Zebras
An Elephant's tail
BabyGorilla
The Street Vendor
California Mojave Desert Sunset
Remembrance: Bin Barsat Barish is in Udaipur, it's gives a special moment
Smiling Silverback
Passion of ballet
The Crepe Maker
Gorilla Mother with Baby
Aggressor
Stepping on the Tip of the Iceberg.
87 year old Baba Vijay Nund
Gaur grazing
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
BabyGorilla

Payment from tourists help buy roofs for houses, schools, and shoes for Rwandan citizens. It helps preserve the habitat of the animals being visitied. It employs citizens. Trackers keep track of primate groups and use radios to help the tourist's guides come quickly to the primates each day. This baby mountain gorilla was wandering near it's mother. They are habituated to humans and curious about us. As it got closer to me, our guide gave it a cue in gorilla language to get no closer. Before that happened I was able to get several shots.

TAGS: Rwanda

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2016, 1:34 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Kinigi, Rwanda