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Up Close and Personal

A very curious young mountain gorilla coming a bit too close. The image was taken while visit Virunga National Park in the DRC, which depends on tourism. After hiking for hours we located the beautiful Humba family which consists of 2 silverback, 3 females, 3 babies and several juveniles.

TAGS: Africa, Congo, Gorilla, Jungle, Wildlife

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 23, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Virunga National Park, Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)