OMUGANA, Stories from Nkuringo
by Ricardo Núñez Montero
€39 + VAT (4%)
"It all started in 1997, when our family was first sighted by a tracker patrol of the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Nkuringo, which in Rukiga, the local language, means ‘rounded hill’, was the name chosen to baptise the imposing silverback who led the group..."
15,000 word story
100 full-page photos
150 GSM paper
Top quality matte varnish finish
ISBN 9 788409 270750
© Ricardo Núñez Montero
All profits to the children of Nkuringo
Book and cover design by indomada.com
When Rafiki was killed by poachers in June 2020, the commotion spread to the main international media outlets. As a photographer, Ricardo Núñez Montero had run into Rafiki on countless occasions, and one of his images served to illustrate the reports from the New York Times, CNN or ABC News, among many others. But beyond the initial shock, Ricardo felt the need to tell his story, from his first contacts with humans to the circumstances surrounding his unfortunate death. This is the story of a family that is already part of the legend of one of the most beautiful and exuberant environments on earth: the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.