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Mobile game to help save gorillas

By on April 16, 2008 in EDGE Updates, Mammals, Uncategorized

A mobile game has been resurrected to highlight the necessity of conserving endangered mountain gorillas. The game entitled “Silverback” follows the life-span of a gorilla from infancy to adulthood and comprises of eight different levels.


Originally developed in 2006 by Flora and Fauna International (FFI) and Ken Banks of the game was then taken off-line until the recent tragic events in Virunga National Park renewed the urgency to increase awareness and conservation actions for mountain gorillas.

To read more about the recent events involving mountain gorilla families in Virunga National Park click HERE

The game is available for free download on and once the game has been downloaded, you are given the option to donate to projects aimed at conserving the last remaining wild mountain gorillas.


For more information on mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park and the rangers who routinely put their lives on the line to protect them click HERE.

To donate to ZSL’s gorilla conservation project, which is funding extra patrols in the park please visit Https://