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Mountain Gorilla Ecotourism: A Tale of Two Countries

Mountain gorillas are big business in the Virungas, the majestic volcanic mountain range that is shared between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. And nowhere is this more evident than in Musanze (also known as Ruhengeri), the gateway to Volcanoes National Park in northwest Rwanda. Musanze is a mecca of gorilla conservation: The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and The International Gorilla Conservation Program are based here.
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