Videos

Below are some selected videos from Virunga National Park. To see more, visit the park’s youtube page.

  • Nyiragongo Volcano Delights Climbers With New Activity

    During the wee hours of February 29th, Virunga’s Nyiragongo volcano unexpectedly began emitting loud rumbling sounds that suggested a significant turn of volcanic events. For the workers building the park’s...

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  • Lucky Ihirwe, the Rescued Baby Mountain Gorilla

      Ihirwe means “luck.” You might think there’s some irony to calling a baby mountain gorilla “lucky” who was taken from her family by poachers, her mother most likely...

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  • Senkwekwe Center – Home to Orphan Mountain Gorillas

      Andre, caretaker of the only 4 mountain gorillas in human care in the world, shares why we need your help to keep this center going. Learn more about...

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  • Draw the Line

      Some places are worth fighting for, Virunga National Park is one of them. WWF is asking you to DRAW THE LINE to save Africa’s oldest and most biodiverse...

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  • Baby Eastern Lowland Gorillas

      These two baby Eastern Lowland Gorillas are in quarantine at Virunga National Park headquarters of Rumangabo in DR Congo for 3 months following their confiscation from poachers.

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  • Orphan Gorillas’ Great Escape

    The electric fence on the orphan gorilla enclosure desperately needs a complete replacement repair. Each time it has quit working, the gorillas know, and for them the fun begins,...

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  • Virunga Crisis – Extended Version

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiQmdi531bE   This 16-minute video provides a more in depth look at the challenges faced by Virunga’s rangers since 2008.

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  • Virunga in Crisis

    Virunga National Park, once home to the highest large mammal concentrations on earth, has experienced over two decades of war. Since the war started, over 130 park staff have…

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