Meet 21 Baby Gorillas to be Named

On September 2, members of global conservation organisations will join Rwandans at Kinigi , Musanze district in Northern Rwanda for Kwita Izina -a grand annual gorilla naming ceremony.

During the ceremony 21 baby mountain gorillas will be named by various personalities. The naming ceremony  which began in 200 5, takes place at Kinigi, a village at the entrance of the Volcanoes National Park.

The event highlights the importance of protecting mountain gorillas as well as promoting the tourism industry.

Date of Birth: 26 June2015; Mother: Kampanga; Family Group:Sabyinyo
Born on 26 June 2015; Mother: Kampanga; Family Group: Sabyinyo

 

Date of Birth: 8 July 2015; Mother: Mukecuru; Family Group:Pablo
Born on 8 July 2015; Mother: Mukecuru; Family Group:Pablo

 

Date of Birth: 12 July 2015; Mother: Ruhuka; Family Group:Isimbi
Date of Birth: 12 July 2015; Mother: Ruhuka; Family Group:Isimbi

 

Date of Birth: 16 July 2015; Mother: Taraja; Family Group:Mafunzo
Date of Birth: 16 July 2015; Mother: Taraja; Family Group:Mafunzo

 

Date of Birth: 4 August 2015; Mother: Akamaro; Family Group:Isabukuru
Date of Birth: 4 August 2015; Mother: Akamaro; Family Group:Isabukuru

 

Date of Birth: 8 August 2015; Mother: Amararo; Family Group:Hirwa
Date of Birth: 8 August 2015; Mother: Amararo; Family Group:Hirwa

 

Date of Birth: 11 August 2015; Mother: Bikeri; Family Group:Igisaha
Date of Birth: 11 August 2015; Mother: Bikeri; Family Group:Igisaha

 

Date of Birth: 23 August 2015; Mother: Dufatanye; Family Group:Karisimbi
Date of Birth: 23 August 2015; Mother: Dufatanye; Family Group:Karisimbi

 

Date of Birth: 15 September 2015; Mother: Nzeri; Family Group:Mafunzo
Date of Birth: 15 September 2015; Mother: Nzeri; Family Group:Mafunzo

 

Date of Birth: 18 October 2015; Mother: Izihirwa; Family Group:Musilikare
Date of Birth: 18 October 2015; Mother: Izihirwa; Family Group:Musilikare

 

Date of Birth: 30 October 2015; Mother: Nchili; Family Group:Kwitonda
Date of Birth: 30 October 2015; Mother: Nchili; Family Group:Kwitonda

 

Date of Birth: 18 December 2015; Mother:Urwunguko; Family Group:Kwitonda
Date of Birth: 18 December 2015; Mother: Urwunguko; Family Group: Kwitonda

 

Date of Birth: 18 January 2016; Mother: Isaro; Family Group:Isabukuru
Date of Birth: 18 January 2016; Mother: Isaro; Family Group: Isabukuru

 

Date of Birth: 21 January 2016; Mother: Okapi; Family Group:Kwitonda
Date of Birth: 21 January 2016; Mother: Okapi; Family Group: Kwitonda

 

Date of Birth: 14 February 2016; Mother: Izuru; Family Group:Iyambere
Date of Birth: 14 February 2016; Mother: Izuru; Family Group: Iyambere

 

Date of Birth: 16 February 2016; Mother: Surubika; Family Group:Kwitonda
Date of Birth: 16 February 2016; Mother: Surubika; Family Group: Kwitonda

 

Date of Birth: 14 March 2016; Mother: Gukina; Family Group:Sabyinyo
Date of Birth: 14 March 2016; Mother: Gukina; Family Group: Sabyinyo

 

Date of Birth: 24 March 2016; Mother: Pasika; Family Group:Giraneza
Date of Birth: 24 March 2016; Mother: Pasika; Family Group: Giraneza

 

Date of Birth: 10 April 2016; Mother: Kurinda; Family Group:Giraneza
Date of Birth: 10 April 2016; Mother: Kurinda; Family Group: Giraneza

 

Date of Birth: 3 May 2016; Mother:Impano; Family Group:Igisha
Date of Birth: 3 May 2016; Mother: Impano; Family Group: Igisha

 

Date of Birth: 12 May 2016; Mother:Nyiramurema; Family Group:Kwitonda
Date of Birth: 12 May 2016; Mother: Nyiramurema; Family Group: Kwitonda

 




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