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September 22, 2014

My husband, Mike, and I took an International Expeditions safari to Uganda, primarily to see mountain gorillas in the wild.  The two-week safari was a great adventure.  We drove hundreds of miles through Uganda, mainly on narrow asphalt or dirt roads.  We got to travel in the fabled Mountains of the Moon. We saw a wonderful and wide variety of animals from both safari vehicle and boat.  Along with elephants, leopards, giraffes, zebras, hippos and crocs, we saw unusual animals like the rare shoebill stork, tree climbing lions and chimpanzees.


But, mountain gorillas were our main goal for the trip.  Mountain gorillas are critically endangered.  Their numbers have been ravaged by loss of habitat, poaching and civil war.  As a result of dedicated efforts to protect these magnifi...

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