Protected areasKagwene

Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary

  • Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary (© Angela Meder, with information from Rich Bergl)

Country:
Cameroon

Conservation status:
wildlife sanctuary

Area:
19 km²

Height:
1700–2000 m

Gorillas:
20–25 Cross River gorillas

Gorilla tourism:
not possible

Cross River Gorilla Video

May 2012

The Wildlife Conservation Society caught a group of Cross River gorillas on video for the first time - in the Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary, Cameroon. »...[details]

Kagwene-Gorillas

June 2008

The WCS research camp and eco-guard post perched on the forest edge at 1,800 m above sea level. Cross River gorilla monitoring and protection activities are coordinated from this camp. (© WCS, Aaron Nicholas)

The government of Cameroon announced on the 3rd of April 2008 the creation of the world's first sanctuary exclusively for the Cross River gorilla,...[details]

Genetic Analysis in the Cross River Gorilla

June 2007

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file[details]

Habitat Protection for Cross River Gorillas

December 2005

Available only within the Gorilla Journal PDF file.[details]

A GIS Habitat Map for the Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary, Cameroon

December 2008

Kagwene monitoring (© Ymke Warren)

The Cross River gorilla is the most endangered of all great ape taxa, and its rare and increasingly fragmented populations continue to be threatened...[details]

World's Rarest Gorilla Finds Sanctuary

June 2008

The WCS research camp and eco-guard post perched on the forest edge at 1,800 m above sea level. Cross River gorilla monitoring and protection activities are coordinated from this camp. (© WCS, Aaron Nicholas)

The government of Cameroon announced on the 3rd of April 2008 the creation of the world's first sanctuary exclusively for the Cross River gorilla,...[details]