September 7, 2014

King of the Forest

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September 7, 2014
King of the Forest

Species: Gorilla | Location: Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

A silverback mountain gorilla sits among the trees in the rain forests of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Natural Habitat guide Eric Rock has a talent for capturing intimate moments with wildlife on camera, like the pensive gaze of this gorilla.

About The Photographer

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Eric's illustrious career began in Alaska in 1989, where he worked as a field researcher on many of the state’s diverse animal species, including river otters, waterfowl, moose and reindeer. He also served as the Head Naturalist at Kantishna Roadhouse Lodge in Denali National Park. Read Eric's bio to learn more about him!

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