Talk:Bwindi gorilla

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This is a population, not a subspecies, so there is no scientific name for them ther than that of the Mountain Gorilla (G. beringei), despite the USC link. (G. g. beringei would be incorrect anyway.) - UtherSRG (talk) 01:15, 6 April 2006 (UTC)

I think a good criteria for a species name is that you should be able to make a taxobox, if not, it is not a species name, and in this case, is a popular name used for a population. As soon as the formal description is made, it can be changed back. KimvdLinde 00:34, 9 April 2006 (UTC)

There are multiple places in Africa where gorillas and chimps exist together, including most of the range of eastern lowland gorillas so what is actually notable is that Virunga gorillas live without chimps, NOT that Bwindi gorillas live with them.—Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.137.197.18 (talkcontribs) 10:45, 21 July 2007 (UTC)

Can somebody please sort this one out?[edit]

I was going to remove the following weird paragraph until it could itself get sorted out (not feeling up to it myself), but have kindly left it in for others to work on:

The nearby Virunga Volcanoes Conservation Area, inhabited by the remaining 300 Mountain Gorillas but where no chimpanzees live, makes Bwindi the only forest in Africa in which these two great apes occur together.

Cheers! --Technopat (talk) 21:16, 22 October 2008 (UTC)

Merger proposal[edit]

I would suggest that the information on this page be moved to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. There is already a section in the former that it could neatly fit into, and as the Bwindi gorilla is not a species, I don't see why it should have its own page rather than be a part of the already existing pages. This ticks the criteria on WP: MERGE, as far as I can see. I think it's meant to be discussed here. Oh and, uh, WP:DONTBITE. DrJimothyCatface (talk) 11:00, 14 July 2011 (UTC)