8 MEMBERS | UPDATED: 4 DECEMBER 2019
Shongi gorilla group is found in Rushaga tourism sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) and is headed by the dominant Silverback Bweza. Initially, Shongi group size was as large as 34 members including multi-males but over time intra-male rivalry caused notable dispersals of individual males as well as fissions. In July 2010, Shongi group split to form Mishaya group and later-on split again to form Bweza group in August 2012. Today Shongi group is composed of 8 members including; 1 Silverback, 1 Blackback, 3 Adult females, 1 Sub-adult and 2 Infants.