Only the fifth set of mountain gorilla twins ever to be reported in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The mountain gorilla is officially listed as critically endangered. This image by Diana Rebman was in the running for the 2013 Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

Only the fifth set of mountain gorilla twins ever to be reported in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The mountain gorilla is officially listed as critically endangered. This image by Diana Rebman was in the running for the 2013 Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species.

A young mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei) enjoys the comfort of resting in its mother's arms in the remote  Virunga Mountains of Rwanda

Animal pictures of the week: 15 October 2010

A young mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei) enjoys the comfort of resting in its mother's arms in the remote Virunga Mountains of Rwanda

A male gorilla grooms a baby gorilla. (Photo copyright © The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International)

A male gorilla grooms a baby gorilla. (Photo copyright © The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International)

Silver-back Mountain Gorilla in Rwanda, with little baby. Silver-back is a term used for adult male Gorillas of all their species.

Silver-back Mountain Gorilla in Rwanda, with little baby. Silver-back is a term used for adult male Gorillas of all their species.

A once-in-a-lifetime close encounter with the (now) leader of the Mubare mountain gorilla family, Kanyonyi, of the Bwindi National Park in Uganda.

A once-in-a-lifetime close encounter with the (now) leader of the Mubare mountain gorilla family, Kanyonyi, of the Bwindi National Park in Uganda.

See the mountain gorillas in Rwanda

See the mountain gorillas in Rwanda

OMG! I've been there, and maybe saw this gorilla in real life!!!  Baby Gorilla, Uganda  by Tim Henshall:  Half of the world's last remaining Mountain Gorillas on the planet are found in the Virunga Volcanoes of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo and the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, one of the most biologically diverse areas of the world.  #Gorilla

Mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda - in pictures

OMG! I've been there, and maybe saw this gorilla in real life!!! Baby Gorilla, Uganda by Tim Henshall: Half of the world's last remaining Mountain Gorillas on the planet are found in the Virunga Volcanoes of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo and the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, one of the most biologically diverse areas of the world. #Gorilla

Mountain gorilla,Rwanda, By Thierry Riols Just try to tell me you don't see intelligence in those eyes.

Mountain gorilla,Rwanda, By Thierry Riols Just try to tell me you don't see intelligence in those eyes.

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