In 1932, the Bwindi forest in southwestern Uganda was gazetted as a forest reserve to conserve the mountain gorillas.

It was later gazetted to a national park in 1991 and in 1994, it was declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site.

What would have happened to this impenetrable forest and the endangered mountain gorillas that live in it, if it had not been gazetted a forest reserve, a national park, and a UNESCO natural World Heritage site?

We asked this question to Jonathan Baranga, professor of wildlife and zoology that campaigned for the formation of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Watch the complete report by Apes Reporting Project by clicking on the Video above.

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