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  • Evelyn Nakazi

Are primates or in particular Gorillas and Chimpanzee’s available for viewing year through?

All primates are available for viewing all year round, as long as permits are available, primates are susceptible for human airborne diseases. With Novel Coronavirus Disease COVID-19, this makes primates not available for viewing with the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the 25th march 2020, Uganda Wild Authority has suspended all related activities which are tracking, viewing, filming and research until the 30th April 2020. For the good of conservation. People who cannot track Primates, Persons with flue and Flue like symptoms, persons who are not physically fit and cannot move between 2-8 hours which is usually the approximated time for tracking, then lastly children who are under 14 years not eligible for tracking. Other human related dangers to the primates is litter. Conservation for now and future Generations and all keeping primates safe.

To make it clear in pandemics that can affect conservation, primates may not be viewed

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