Location of Bai Hokou and nearby forest clearingsAssistants (one gorilla and one mangabey) are based at Bai Hokou or Mongambe camp. Both camps are in the Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Dzanga-Sangha Dense Forest Special Reserve, Central African Republic. In addition to western lowland gorillas and mangabeys, the region is exceptional both florally and faunally and renowned for its high mammal densities including forest elephants, chimpanzees, leopards, bongos, forest buffalos and various monkey and duiker species.