The mighty silverback Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) offers a pillar of safety for these young mountain gorillas. Being amidst these magnificent creatures was a privilege and a dream.

Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda

Canon EOS 5D
Focal length: 140mm

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I have spent the better part of my adult life traveling the world searching for adventure and making photographs. The world is full of the marvelous. Nature is my inspiration. Enjoy!

Bruce J Robinson Photography

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  • Mark Robson
    Mark Robsonover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture :)

  • ChrisCoombes
    ChrisCoombesover 4 years ago

    Great shot. Do you know which family this is?

  • Thanks Chris! I do not remember which family group this was. I have it written down in a journal somewhere. I’ll let you know when I come across it!

    – naturalnomad

  • Neil Bygrave (NATURELENS)
    Neil Bygrave (...over 4 years ago

    Lovely image

  • Russell Couch
    Russell Couchover 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture lucky you DH

  • Thanks! I feel lucky!

    – naturalnomad

  • elatan
    elatanover 4 years ago


  • SamTheCowdog
    SamTheCowdogover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature! :)

  • Thank you so much for this feature!

    – naturalnomad

  • joycee
    joyceeover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture!

  • Ryan Davison Crisp
    Ryan Davison C...over 4 years ago

    amazing capture

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature, fantastic work.

  • Many Thanks!

    – naturalnomad

  • Rick Montgomery
    Rick Montgomeryover 4 years ago

    nice shot!

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