|A few iphone photos of the incredible vegetation on Nyiragongo.|
|Among the incredible life forms are these Boulenger's pygmy chameleons. A rare and special find.|
|Getting up at night to watch the lava lake bubble and dawn arrive.|
This short time lapse of Nyiragongo's lava lake in the morning shows its mesmerizing power.
Critically Endangered, there is an estimated population of 480 individuals and growing found in the three national parks that encompass the Virunga Massif (Bwindi National Park in Uganda is also home to a population of about 300). The area that the Mountain gorillas occupy is a very small range of about 450 km2 in the montane and bamboo forests of the Virungas. At present there are 8 habituated gorilla groups in Virunga National Park.
Below short video clip of a young gorilla.