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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.
Bamboo is a key food plant for many animals that live in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, including mountain gorillas. It’s so important that the Fossey Fund monitors bamboo growth each year, to understand the impact on wildlife and to help predict its distribution.
Training aspiring young local scientists is one of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund’s key goals among our community programs in Rwanda, helping to build the next generation of conservationists. They gather each summer to study and do research at Karisoke.
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