The Silverback

Africa’s endangered mountain gorillas have behaviors, bodies, and families similar to our own, creating a strong human connection to these great apes. This primal allure is especially powerful for safari guide Richard De Gouveia, whose journey to becoming an Expedition Leader was shaped by tragedy. Watch “The Silverback” to discover what motivates Richard to lead small groups of travelers to see these wild primates and help protect them for future generations.

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  • Date: July 20, 2023
  • Author: Natural Habitat Adventures
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