Where We Protect Gorillas

Mt. Visoke in Rwanda’s Virunga mountains, prime mountain gorilla habitat

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The Tayna Nature Reserve, home to Grauer’s gorillas and other endangered species

Learn more about our work in Congo

The Fossey Fund protects two endangered gorilla species in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and  in the Virunga Mountains of Rwanda and Congo. Our patrols in Rwanda protect one third of the mountain gorilla population, covering 26,000 square miles.

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Ensure that our patrols are in the forest EVERY DAY to protect gorillas.

Sigourney Weaver, Honorary Chair

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88% of every dollar goes directly to the field to support gorilla protection and conservation efforts.

FY 2014 Audited Expenses

FY14 Audited Expenses

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