Batwa Forest Experience in Bwindi

Batwa Forest Experience in Bwindi

The Batwa People were the original inhabitants of Bwindi Forest, they were known as “The Keepers of the Forest”. The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one of the world’s bio diverse regions with a profusion of exotic plants and animals including the endangered Mountain Gorilla, which it is famously known for.
The forest was also home to an indigenous group of people, the Batwa pygmies for thousands of years. The history of these small-statured people is long and rich. The Batwa survived by hunting small game using arrows or nets and gathering plants and fruit in the rain forest. They lived in huts constructed of leaves and branches, moving frequently in search of fresh supplies of food. ...


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