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What should be done to ensure that gorillas’ conservation is well executed? What ways shall mountains be conserved? What gauges the proof that conservation is being adhered by the visitors and the locals? All the above questions need responses. Jewel safaris sat and came up with the few ways we can reduce on the rampant killing and death of the most endangered mountain gorillas. In this same write up, we applaud also the efforts put by the Jewel safaris in the conservation of mountain gorillas in conjunction with the mountain gorilla veterinary project (MGVP). We explore the best ways to conserve mountain gorillas.

Best ways to conserve mountain gorillas

Spread the word about mountain gorilla conservation.

Team work takes us far. Tell a friend to join the chariot. Everyone’s effort matters as so long as he or she is not a poacher! We even have reformed poachers now preaching the good news of need to conserve these humans’ closest relatives. Spread goodness of conserving the gorillas to the world. Tell friends, family, colleagues about saving mountain gorillas and other wildlife species that are most endangered. Despite the positive story of mountain gorillas, they are really critically too endangered and poachers’ top target. In response to constant decline as the research statistics, the mountain gorillas’ species has a fighting chance for survival if we continue to work to address conservation challenges. All their survival depends on what you and I do. Spread the word to everyone, anyone and lets collectively safeguard selfishly these mountain gorillas species for the betterment of the future.

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Do more than one activity on your visit.

The real main activity for a fight of several hours is trek mountain gorillas. Thank you! You can do something else like Hike Mountains like Muhavura, Sabyinyo, and Rwenzori, do a Batwa community experience, and do birding. All the activities done here have an additive to spice up your safari in this gem of the fun thrilling activities all the money paid will support the conservation process both directly and indirectly. Let’s do it with love so as to avoid the extinction of these mountain gorillas to happen. Contact Jewel safaris for all these activities to be arranged for you and the gorilla trekking safari permits secured.

Do not visit when you are sick

You may be an ardent conservationist but if you don’t take care, you may lead to extinction of these gorillas yourself. Since they are our closest relatives, they catch, accustomed to suffering from our disease. The main ones are the airborne diseases. They catch it. They get affected and their medication is too complicated and chances are they nay die once the team in charge does not establish that they are sick timely. Stay away from vising them when you are not well. And in the word on conservation you are spreading, ensure that all the sick ones do not visit since they are affected by what affects us. By doing this, you are carrying out one of the best ways to conserve mountain gorillas. The team at Uganda wildlife authority at Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park are putting stringent measures to see that no sick visitor gets closer to them.

Best ways to conserve mountain gorillas

Purchase wisely.

There are few locals who make the souvenirs out of the wild giants’ products. Kindly don’t buy it in case you find out. In case you suspect it too, inquire if the one selling affirms it to be a gorillas, skin, or anybody park is used, don’t buy it. Your purchase will encourage them to continue killing since, market for their products is readily available. Poachers mostly set snares to catch small antelopes to bring home to their families for food but occasionally larger animals such as buffalo or elephants may be targeted. Gorillas often get caught in poachers’ snares set for other animals. Furthermore, poachers’ very presence in the forest disturbs the environment and increases the risk of zoonotic disease transmission. While the main purpose of poaching is to obtain bush meat, wild animal skins, bones, and ivory may be used in crafts and other items sold to tourists. If you have any doubt about a product’s origins, don’t buy it. And certainly, in the rare instance you may see or hear of someone selling a live wild animal, report it to the national park authorities. This is one of the best ways to conserve mountain gorillas.

Donate to the conservation organizations

The existing mountain gorillas are there due to the few well-wishing conservationists donated their donations to see these primates secured from the hands of the poachers, sicknesses and several others. Your donation will make a difference in this conservation efforts of the mountain gorillas. However small it is, the will be a much bigger impact it will make. The most profound and reputable conservation organizations’ in the region that are so devoted t helping to see that mountain gorillas do not get extinct include Mountain gorilla veterinary project |(MGVP). Jewel safaris inbox is ready and open to help any devoted conservationist to get on board to help in our aid in the best ways to conserve mountain gorillas.

Choose a tour operator who is conservation oriented too.

While researching about the genuinty of the tour operator, choose also those who will allocate a portion of the trip realize to help in the conservation of the gorillas in the Ugandan parks of Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park. This will expound on the conservation efforts. Choose tour operators like Jewel safaris top handle it all. We are conservation oriented. Join the conservation team as we carry out the best ways to conserve mountain gorillas.

Give gorillas space.

The recommended distance kept away from the mountain gorillas should be 7 meters away. This is to avert the unnecessary sicknesses from affecting the gorillas while in their habitats. It is very risky here when they get sick. This is one of the best ways to conserve mountain gorillas.

Support the locals

Most of the communities staying at the proximity these game parks are forced to do these veil acts due to poverty. Recently, Uganda wildlife authority has been creating awareness and giving support to the locals to enable them begin own businesses that will keep them busy instead of being idle and end up in the park roaming to set up snares, poison these animals and do several evil acts,. After receiving assistance, many started making souvenirs, built several eating points for local dishes. Whenever you are in any of these parks like Bwindi, Volcanoes national park, Mgahinga gorilla national park, Virunga national park, buy a souvenir, eat local dishes, give a tip and have a loving giving heart. All these purchases will raise some money for them that will curb the would be poachers from going on with poaching or indulging in this activity. This is another of the best ways to conserve mountain gorillas.

Possibly, you should opt to visit these giant apes of mountain gorillas in their natural habitats either in  Bwindi National park, Mgahinga gorilla national, Volcanoes national park or Virunga national park and you will realize way may have labored for decades to conserve the existent ones too from being killed.  After reading how best ways to conserve mountain gorillas, we hope you can conserve these endangered species.

 

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