Dr. Lina’s Special Forest Encounter

Dr. Lina's Special Forest Encounter By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024 in Blog.

By Dr. Lina Nturubika, field veterinarian, DR Congo A couple of weeks ago I was in the forest on my way to conduct a routine health check of Bonane group. This is a family of ten critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega National Park. I love visiting this group because it has four infants! I […]

Dr. Kirsten Goes to Rwanda

Dr. Kirsten Goes to Rwanda By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 in Blog.

An Update from our Executive Director This week I am in Rwanda and our Africa-based Gorilla Doctors team gathered at our regional headquarters in Musanze, for regional rounds. We are an international team, working in all three range countries of the eastern gorilla – Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo – and in the […]

Dr. Noel Returns to Rwanda as Gorilla Doctors’ NEW Regional Pathologist

Dr. Noel Returns to Rwanda as Gorilla Doctors’ NEW Regional Pathologist By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Monday, March 25th, 2024 in Blog.

By Dr. Kirsten Gilardi, Executive Director Following nearly a year of studying veterinary pathology at the University of California, Davis and Johns Hopkins University, we are thrilled to have Dr. Jean Bosco ‘Noel’ Noheri, DVM, MSc, MBA, officially begin his new role as Gorilla Doctors’ first-ever regional pathologist. READ (with video) a short Q&A with […]

When Gorillas ‘Rescue’ Themselves

When Gorillas 'Rescue' Themselves By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Tuesday, March 12th, 2024 in Blog.

On the morning of February 19, Dr. Lina hiked out from our Tshivanga field station at Kahuzi-Biega National Park, DR Congo. It was a little before 9:00AM, and she was planning a routine health check of Bonane group, a family of nine critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas led by silverback Bonane. Not far into the forest, […]

Gorilla Doctors’ Way Forward: A Letter from our Executive Director

Gorilla Doctors' Way Forward: A Letter from our Executive Director By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Wednesday, January 10th, 2024 in Blog.

We are at a global tipping point. We all know it. We hear about the deterioration of our planet in the news every single day. Sometimes we are so overwhelmed we come to a standstill, not knowing where to begin. This is not a criticism – even as a professional conservationist, I can fail to […]