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Dian Fossey observes DigitThe gorillas of Africa can teach us a lot - and we have learned a lot about them since Dian Fossey began her research.

Today the Karisoke™ Research Center studies approximately 120 individual mountain gorillas every day. Congolese scientists have begun research on the lesser-known Grauer's gorilla. Find out more about gorillas, so similar to us yet so different.

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