Dec 2017. A toddler from the Humba family swings from the vinery
Silverback from the Humba Family
Andre with a 10 y/o orphan
A 10 y/0 female mountain gorilla who lost her family to poachers 8 years ago
Dec 2018. The dominant silverback who carries the name of the Humba family.
A loss for words
"Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal." A quote from Samuel Richardson. What more needs to be said?
A sweet moment between a mother and her daughter taken in. Jan 2016
An image that I took in early 2016 of a juv from the Humba family cuddling with its mom on the first floor after gorging on bamboo.
A new mom and her sister shield a 4 -5 week old infant from a very rambunctious toddler
An adult female from Humba
A toddler of sorts from the Humba family having difficulty decided which branch to take next.
NYAKAMWE Silverback, Virunga National Park, DRC
BUKIMA, VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, EASTERN CONGO, November 2016. A silverback from the Nyakamwe family playfully beats his chest.
The foot and hand of a silverback from the Humba Family. Nov 2016
The bamboo was plentiful on this day in early 2017 when I snapped this pic. The family, including this adult female was quite playful and mischievous.
Dec 2018. A young gorilla from Humba nicknamed budda b/c of his belly
A beautiful female from the Humba family - a fav of mine for her calm disposition and seemingly model poses when the camera is near
The dominate silverback from Nykamwe family patiently waits for us to us pass
An adult female from the Nykamwe family
An image that I took in early 2015 of a silverback from the Humba family
A family affair
A new mom from Nyakamwe family shield her newborn from a an excited toddler
BUKIMA, VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, EASTERN CONGO, November 2016. A young gorilla from the Humba family
A couple of juvs from the Humba family playing fighting while the adults rest near by
BUKIMA, VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK, EASTERN CONGO, November 2016. Noel, an older female sits away from the rest of the familytaking a break from the very active juveniles and toddlers who seem to never stop playing
through the forest
a silverback peeks through the forest as I take a seat in front of him.
A beautiful female from Nyakamwe.