BITUKURA

Bitukura group is found in Ruhija tourism sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and is led by  the Silverback Mugisha. Mugisha replaced Ndahura after he passed on, on 18th Dec 2016 following an accident – he fell from a tree. Habituation of Bitukura group started in 2006. Bitukura group is currently composed of 11 individuals; 2 Silverbacks, 4 adult females, 1 black back, 1 juvenile male, 1 sub adult male and 2 infants- 1 female, 1 male. Bituruka group is well known for multi-male tolerance in the group sometimes with up to five adult males living in the same group at once.  Bitukura group likes foraging around Ruhija tourism station of BINP and sometimes along the forest edges in the sector.

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