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Meet The Namers

Over the last 15 years, more than 300 mountain gorillas have been named. This year, 24 baby gorillas were named by the vets, rangers, trackers, porters and guides who protect the gorillas, as well as special guests from Arsenal Football Club.

Angelique Nikuze

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Prosper Kaberabose

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Emmanuel Nzabonimpa

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Francois Xavier Ndugutse

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Eric Kabeja

Volcanoes National Park

Honorine Uwiragiye

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Emmanuel Munyembabazi

Ranger, Volcanoes National Park

Solange Mugeni

Porter, Volcanoes National Park

Jean Damascene Hategekimana

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Odile Nyiraguhirwa

Guide, Volcanoes National Park

Marie-Louise Mbabazi

Community Based Conservation & Education Specialist, Rwanda Development Board

Loyce Gashumba

Guide, Volcanoes National Park

Jean Bosco Iryamukuru

Guide, Volcanoes National Park

Felicien Munyemanzi

Ranger, Volcanoes National Park

Pelagie Mutuyimana

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Jacques Bisamaza

Porter, Volcanoes National Park

Fidele Nizeyimana

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Francois Bigirimana

Guide, Volcanoes National Park

Emmanuel Irakoze

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Faustin Nibishaka

Tracker, Volcanoes National Park

Dr. Antoine Mudakikwa

Retired Veterinarian

Arsenal Football Club

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal Football Club

Hector Bellerin

Arsenal Football Club

Bernd Leno