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Kwita Izina
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Kwita Izina is a traditional ceremony organised by Rwandans to celebrate and welcome a newborn in a family. It is within this context that this ceremony was introduced to welcome newborn gorillas as well. Practically, it started when the American primatologist late Dr Dian Fossey, started giving names to gorillas she was monitoring for her research early 1970’s. Every year the ceremony brings around 20 000 people including H.M. President of Rwanda.
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Model NIKON D700
Exposure time 1/500 s
Exposure compensation 0 EV
Aperture f8
Focal length 70 mm
ISO 200
Flash Did not fire, No red eye reduction
Original 22-10-2016, 14:20