BUSHAHO

Bushaho group is found in Nkuringo tourism sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and is led by the dominant Silverback Bahati. Following a number of individual gorilla dispersals from Nkuringo group, a search for their whereabouts was launched in early 2012. It was discovered that one of the former silverbacks of Nkuringo group, Bahati who had disappeared earlier was leading a parallel group. Some of the members in this group were former members of Nkuringo group among other non-habituated members.  What started as a follow-up exercise later led to close monitoring of the behaviour of the parallel group. The group was later habituated and named ‘Bushaho’ after the topo-name of the locality where the group forages most. Bushaho group is still under habituation. The group is currently composed of 11 individuals including; 1 Silverback, 1 blackback, 4 adult females, 2 sub-adult females, and 3 infants.

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