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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park - Kinigi Ruhengeri Rwanda

While on a camera safari in East Africa we visited Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. After trekking several hours up a mountain to an elevation of over 9,000 feet, we came upon a troop of mountain gorillas. We got within 10 feet of them, and this one posed for us.

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Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: Rwanda
Camera: COOLPIX P900
Copyright: © Edward Schonsett