Master of his Domain Photo by Christopher Whittier — National Geographic Your Shot. Master of his Domain "A young silverback mountain gorilla pauses as the clouds lift to reveal Mt Sabinyo, one of the extinct Virunga volcanoes.
For This Mountain Gorilla whose mother was killed by poachers, the pain is all too real. In an emotional display of mourning, the dismayed gorilla holds onto Park Ranger: Patrick Karabaranga for support.
Gorilla Tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda). 'Nothing can really prepare you for that first moment as you stand just metres away from a family of mountain gorillas. It’s an utterly humbling experience. Particularly that first glimpse of
Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest Reserve is where you need to be. This national park hosts more than half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas and its volcanic landscape presents the perfect backdrop to see these gentle giants and fall in love with the beauty of nature.