The 600 rangers at the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo have a serious task: protecting the park’s animals from poachers. And it’s clear that some of the rangers have formed strong bonds with some of the park’s gorillas.

The rangers routinely take selfies with the beautiful animals and it’s obvious that there is a whole lot of mutual trust and admiration there.

This is frankly amazing.

WORDS TO LIVE BY- SAGESSE INTEMPORELLEFrom a Virunga National Park ranger, translated from the French:"When one is…

Posted by The Elite AntiPoaching Units And Combat Trackers. on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Here’s another up close and personal shot.

FAMILY PORTRAITPatrick Sadiki, Ndakasi & Matabishi. 🦍🦍😎

Posted by The Elite AntiPoaching Units And Combat Trackers. on Friday, August 10, 2018

This one, however, has to take the cake.

ANOTHER DAY AT THE OFFICE…Photo: Ranger Mathieu Shamavu (c)NOTE: UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THIS PHOTO WILL BE REPORTED TO FACEBOOK

Posted by The Elite AntiPoaching Units And Combat Trackers. on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Looks like an album cover, doesn’t it?

A beautiful story. Be sure to follow their Facebook page. Keep up the great work, park rangers!