Bitukura Gorilla Group

This Bitukura Group is situated in the Buhoma region of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bitukura Group is among the newer Gorilla Families that were habituated

Bitukura Gorilla Group: It is a more latest habituated group within Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Ruhija part of this park. The group is fascinating with four silverbacks with Ndahura the 2nd youngest silverback being the leader. Except the dominant male, the silverbacks move together with two blackbacks belonging to this group. An association between Rukara plus Rukumu both silverbacks and Mugisha plus Obia both blackbacks and these associations are better seen during wrangles between the bigger males.

Bitukura Family Members:

•             Ndahura the dominant silverback

•             Karamuzi the 2nd silverback

•             Rukumu the 3rd silverback

•             Rukara the 4th silverback

•             Betina the adult female

•             Ruhara the adult female

•             Kamuga the adult female

•             Obia the blackback

•             Mugisha the blackback

•             Twakire a juvenile

•             Kabandize ajuvenile- who moved from Kyaguliro

•             Kadogo an infant

•             Mubwindi an infant

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