Differences Between Mountain Gorillas-Lowland Gorillas:
Mostly Lowland gorillas are found in zoos around the world, lowland gorilla is the smallest subspecies of a gorilla but nevertheless still a primate of exceptional size and strength, the hair on the back of older males is grey while mountain gorillas older males are silver and that’s why older males are known as silver-backs and also in numbers lowland gorillas are much more than the than Mountain gorillas in the whole world. The population of lowland gorillas is currently at 50,000 and the population of mountain gorillas is just over 1,000 trekking mountain gorillas in their natural habitat is very expensive and known as a lifetime experience.
Where to find lowland gorillas?
Lowland gorillas can be found in central Africa Gabon, DR-Congo, Equatorial Guinea Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, and Angola. DR-Congo has two National Parks where gorillas can be seen, the lowland gorilla can be seen in Kahuzi-Biega National Park and in the Odzala National Park, both parks have had problems of civil war situation which have made both parks not develop and yet the two parks are the only place where one can find lowland gorillas in the open area.
Where to find Mountain Gorillas?
Mountain gorillas in the whole world can be found only in Uganda, Congo and Rwanda, in Uganda you can track mountain gorillas in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mghinga Gorilla National Park and tracking permits cost only $700 in Uganda per person per track, in Rwanda gorilla tracking are done in Volcanoes National Park and tracking permit price is at $1500 and Congo tracking permits cost only $500, while in Congo you shouldn’t out on another amazing activity of climbing mount Nyiragongo the most active volcano in the world. Mount Nyiragongo is an active volcano and the largest lava lake of this kind in the world, and it will only take you about four to five hours to hike to the top of the summit.
Differences Between Mountain Gorillas-Lowland Gorillas
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