12 MEMBERS: LAST UPDATED 22/02/2022
Munyaga group is found in Bukima area of Virunga National Park in DRC and is led by dominant Silverback Mawazo. The Silverback Munyaga was a lone wild Silverback before 1998. In February 1998, Munyaga met Buhanga group then headed by the adult female Nsekuye and took advantage of the absence of a dominant Silverback in the group and made himself the group leader. Later the group interacted several times with Kabirizi group until Munyaga lost all his females to Kabirizi group. After that, Munyaga disappeared for two years (2007-2008). Following his disappearance, Mawazo took over leadership of the group until today. Today the group is composed of 12 individuals including 3 Silverbacks, 3 Adult females, 1 Sub-adult, 2 Juveniles and 3 Infants.