Looking for Miza: The True Story of the Mountain Gorilla Family Who Rescued One of Their Own

Looking for Miza: The True Story of the Mo...

Summary

Miza is a baby gorilla. This is her story. In a magical place called the Congo, in the beautiful forests and jungles of Virunga National Park, lives a young female mountain gorilla named Miza. She was just like any other baby gorilla, riding on her mother's back, playing, taking naps. Then, one day, when Miza and her mother were out searching for food, Miza's mother disappeared, leaving her baby alone and frightened. Miza's father, a fierce silverback named Kabirizi and the leader of Virunga's largest family of mountain gorillas, set out to find Miza. The Congolese rangers, who dedicate their lives to protecting the gorillas, were

Author: Hatkoff, Craig; Hatkoff, Isabella; et. al.

Language: English | Copyright: 2009 | Age Range: 8 to 11


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