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Kwita Izina 25 Naming Ceremony
September 6, 2019
Join us for the ultimate celebration of life as newborn baby gorillas are named during the 15th hosting of Kwita Izina in Kinigi, Volcanoes National Park.
The ceremony of giving a name to a newborn baby, commonly known as ‘Kwita Izina’, has been part of Rwandan culture for centuries.
The name attributed to a baby gorilla plays a significant role in the ongoing programme of monitoring each individual gorilla in its family group and habitat.
This year we expect to name 25 gorillas.
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