According to an updated list from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the fin whale has improved in status from endangered to vulnerable following bans on whaling while the Virunga mountain gorilla has moved from critically endangered to the lesser endangered category.
Where to find them in Uganda Uganda has two main places where these Mountain Gorillas may be seen, one is Mgahinga Gorilla Park; a stunning park and a component of the Virunga chain of towering volcanoes that extend into the DRC and Rwanda, and then in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
A ranger and two civilians were shot dead during a confrontation in Virunga national park in restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the park authority and local sources said on Thursday.
Virunga National Park said the situation has been stabilized and an investigation into Wednesday morning's attack has been opened.
It had lots of astonishing contrasts, sky blue freshwater lakes, rolling hills with dramatic summits, V-shaped valleys with meandering rivers, dense tropical rain forests and sky hugging volcanoes of Virunga region.