Thursday, December 8, 2016
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Tourist groomed by wild mountain gorillas



An amazing chance encounter with a troop of wild mountain gorillas near Bwindi National Park, Uganda.

   

Recent comments on this video
Comment icon #17 Posted by Rewlahool on 11 February, 2013, 13:25
Comment icon #18 Posted by sarah_444 on 11 February, 2013, 13:38
I saw this somewhere else a while ago but it's always a nice video to come across. It would be really something amazing to experience first hand. Thanks for posting it!
Comment icon #19 Posted by freetoroam on 11 February, 2013, 13:43
They are so friendly. This is amazing to see, and the babies. I so hope they never get hunted, its heartbreaking to even think about it. These obviously have not had to deal with the nasty side of mankind as they are so so friendly...please let it stay that way. Fantastic video.
Comment icon #20 Posted by Rewlahool on 11 February, 2013, 13:47
Thanks for the wonderful comments!
Comment icon #21 Posted by LiveForTomorrow on 11 February, 2013, 14:01
Incredible. I wonder if it is foolish to interact with wild gorillas. I would of thought most the time they would kill you, especially a silverback with children is present. Once in a lifetime experience, lucky guys.
Comment icon #22 Posted by schizoidwoman on 11 February, 2013, 15:52
Really interesting to see!
Comment icon #23 Posted by Ugly1 on 12 February, 2013, 14:14
Good thing I wasn't there. They would probably consider it "Ruining" the experience by me screaming at the top of my lungs and taking off into the dense jungle. I would be easy to find though. Just follow the scent of urine.
Comment icon #24 Posted by stevemagegod on 13 February, 2013, 4:32
2:42, when the baby is checking him out, and the huge gorilla is watching it all happen, I would have been crapping myself if it were me. i think he was, just by the way he was sitting.
Comment icon #25 Posted by Sundew on 17 February, 2013, 4:03
Incredible. I wonder if it is foolish to interact with wild gorillas. I would of thought most the time they would kill you, especially a silverback with children is present. Once in a lifetime experience, lucky guys. Most animals go out of their way to avoid humans, not kill them unless they are threatened. These gorillas are wild but habituated to humans. The fact that they came into the camp shows this, gorillas who have never seen a human or a human habitation would most likely avoid contact. The danger is that animals are unpredictable and these are immensely strong (like ten times the str... [More]
Comment icon #26 Posted by Mag357 on 20 February, 2013, 3:31
The guy did the right thing by not making eye contact and remaining calm. Interesting video.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


Last updated forum topics
Forum icon 
Recent news in this category
Bleak figures show giraffes face extinction
Posted 12-8-2016 | 11 comments
The world's tallest animal has suffered a worrying decline in numbers over the last three decades.
 
Mysterious 'sea blob' sighted after 100 years
Posted 12-6-2016 | 13 comments
A strange-looking invertebrate has been spotted by a deep-sea ROV over a century after its discovery.
 
Giant air-breathing fish found in the Amazon
Posted 12-3-2016 | 5 comments
A new species of the mysterious arapaima has been discovered in the remote backwaters of the Amazon.
 
Coconut crab is world's strongest crustacean
Posted 11-25-2016 | 2 comments
The huge terrestrial crab species can exert a pinching force greater than any other crustacean on Earth.
 
Dodo skeleton sells at auction for $430,000
Posted 11-24-2016 | 9 comments
The specimen is the first near-complete dodo skeleton to go up for sale at auction in almost a century.
 
World's tallest tropical tree discovered
Posted 11-15-2016 | 7 comments
A tree measuring a whopping 309ft tall has been identified alongside 49 other runners-up in Borneo.
 
Bizarre creature filmed on the ocean floor
Posted 11-9-2016 | 25 comments
An extremely peculiar creature with a bulbous transparent head has been spotted by a diver in Bali.
 
Aging bonobos need reading glasses to groom
Posted 11-8-2016 | 5 comments
Scientists studying bonobos reveal that it is not only humans who suffer from diminishing eyesight.
 
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2015
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ