Chimanuka, the old man of Kahuzi
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The silverback is the male who leads the gorilla troop. This is Chimanuka, the silverback of the largest group of eastern lowland gorillas (Gorilla beringei graueri) in Kahuzi-Biega National Park and the park's oldest male. He's a very cool character, hardly even acknowledging us even though we were admiring him from just a few yards away. Photo © Josh Engel / The Field Museum.