Helicopters deliver park staff to a remote slope of the mountain. To protect the wildebeests and African buffalo reintroduced to Gorongosa, the park has hired guards to patrol and prevent more poaching. This park once sheltered one of the richest arrays of large animals in the world.
On his first trip to Gorongosa (and Africa), Wilson uses an experienced nose to identify a foam grasshopper. It’s named for the smelly, poisonous foam it emits.