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Isimbi group is found in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and led by the dominant Silverback-Muturengere. Isimbi group is a result of Karisimbi group split which took place on 10th April 2012. Getty Silverback took the lead of the new group of 7 individuals. Getty died on December 22nd, 2013 due to abscess on air sac and pneumonia. After his death, the young blackback then, Muturengere took lead of the group with the help of Poppy, an adult female. Muturengere fought other groups that sought to grab some members of his group. The group has since grown from 7 to 17 individuals who include 1 Silverback, 6 adult females, 5 juveniles and 5 infants.