Tag Archives: Chimps

July 29, 2013

Kyambura Chimp Naming Ceremony

Kyambura Gorge’s first chimpanzee baby naming ceremony was held at the UWA Fig Tree Camp in Queen Elizabeth National Park on July 18th!   Kyambura Gorge is home to a unique and isolated community of 24 chimpanzees. Research conducted between 2006 – 2009 by Nicole Simmons, who is now the VSPT project coordinator, revealed that…

July 17, 2013

New Chimp Naming Ceremony!

  The Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust is proud to help sponsor Kyambura Gorge’s first ever Chimpanzee Baby Naming Ceremony!

Rebecca and Mountain Gorillas
January 25, 2013

Rebecca and the Mountain Gorillas

Early one dreary morning in March 2004, my BBC Wildlife plopped onto the doormat. While waiting for my lift to work to arrive, I quickly scanned through the articles, but came to an abrupt halt in the advertisement section; Journey to the Gorillas, Volcanoes Safaris it read. A trip was booked in less than 24…

New Chimp Birth
January 17, 2013

New Chimp Birth in Kyambura…

Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee Community located in Queen Elizabeth Park in southwestern Uganda is home to a highly endangered isolated chimpanzee community. We are pleased to report that young Pamba gave birth to her first offspring, a boy, around the first week of December. Pamba appears to be a natural at child-rearing and both mother and…

Mysterious Bwindi Visitor
May 22, 2012

Mysterious Visitor Over Breakfast in…

Breakfast at the Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge is not as ordinary as it it is in most lodges. On a recent visit to the lodge, Richard, one of our sales staff from our Kampala office, realised he had some rather extraordinary company in the trees nearby. It’s not everyday you’re visited by a chimp while you’re…

May 20, 2012

Disneynature releases new film: Chimpanzee

Disneynature has released their latest documentary film, Chimpanzee, which follows Oscar, a young chimp, as he is taken on a truly remarkable journey through the jungles of Africa. Chimpanzee tells the true story of Oscar, a three-year old chimpanzee from the forests in Uganda and the Ivory Coast, which is where the film was shot…