Author(s): Bindi Irwin
The Irwins are visiting Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, home of the endangered mountain gorilla. During a plane ride over the park, Bindi notices a mysterious glint coming from a forested area. Once she finds out that there may be an illegal mining operation in the area, finding the elusive mountain gorilla isn't the only task on her to-do list!
The inspiration and co-creator of the Bindi Wildlife Adventures series, Bindi Irwin has achieved a remarkable amount in her eleven years. As the daughter of Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, she has been involved with caring for wildlife and conservation since she was tiny. She has hosted the Emmy-award-winning TV program Bindi: The Jungle Girl series, she sings, she dances, she acts in movies, all while helping her mum run Australia Zoo. She loves echidnas and eating mango.