Fossey Fund Gorilla News and Events

Read the latest news about gorillas in Africa, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund events, and saving endangered gorillas in Rwanda and Congo.  Our staff in the field report regularly on what’s happening with the gorillas we protect, and give updates on our people programs.

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Pablo and Susa: The Long-term Relationship Between Two Gorilla Groups

The Pablo and Susa groups interactingThe Pablo mountain gorilla group, followed by the Fossey Fund for many years, and the Susa group, followed by the Rwanda Development Board for tourism, have a long and interesting relationship.




The Loss of Three Dominant Silverbacks Poses Challenges

Silverback Urugamba, who died in 2013The recent deaths of three young, dominant silverbacks among the mountain gorilla groups have been dramatic. The staff is monitoring the groups' behaviors closely, and conducting research to determine the best protection for the groups.




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