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Mountain Gorilla Project

Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project

The Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project (MGVP) is dedicated to saving mountain gorilla lives.
With only 800 mountain gorillas left in the world today , it is critical to ensure the health and well being of ervey individual possible. The international team of verterians , the gorilla docters, is the only group providing wild mountain gorillas with direct medical care .
Reasurch has proven that by intervening to save sick and injured gorillas ,the gorillas doctors hve helped thje overall mountain gorilla population to increase.

At the request of Dian Fossy , the Morris Animal Foundation established MGVP in 1986 as a tiny one - veterinary clinic providing care
to Rwuanda mountain gorillas.

Now the organization employs more than a dozen veterinarians and technicians in all three countries where mountain gorillas live in
Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)








team of veterinarians, the Gorilla Doctors, is the only group providing wild mountain gorillas with direct medical care.
Research has proven that by intervening to save sick and injured gorillas, the Gorilla Doctors have helped the overall mountain gorilla population to increase.

Download: mountaingorillas-2012.pdf [3.864 KB]

Gorillakind in den Verunga Bergen
Gorillakind in den Verunga Bergen
Mountain Gorilla / Weibchen mit ihrem Baby in den Virunga Bergen Rwuanda
Mountain Gorilla / Weibchen mit ihrem Baby in den Virunga Bergen Rwuanda

Moutain Gorilla

Weibchen mit ihr Baby in den Virunga Bergen Rwuanda

Gorillakind in den Verunga Bergen

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