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Tourist groomed by wild mountain gorillas
An amazing chance encounter with a troop of wild mountain gorillas near Bwindi National Park, Uganda.
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#17 Posted by
on 11 February, 2013, 13:25
#18 Posted by
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!
#19 Posted by
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.
#20 Posted by
on 11 February, 2013, 13:47
Thanks for the wonderful comments!
#21 Posted by
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.
#22 Posted by
on 11 February, 2013, 15:52
Really interesting to see!
#23 Posted by
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.
#24 Posted by
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.
#25 Posted by
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...
#26 Posted by
on 20 February, 2013, 3:31
The guy did the right thing by not making eye contact and remaining calm. Interesting video.
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