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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.
Dominant silverback Bwenge, son of historic silverback Titus, has died at age 24, after being wounded in an interaction. Elder female Maggie now leads the group, but its future is unpredictable as Bwenge was its only silverback.
The Fossey Fund has begun field work in the Congo's Kahuzi-Biega Park, observing a habituated group of Grauer's gorillas. This is the Fund's third location for long-term gorilla research and conservation. Initial research and training have gone well.
Ensure that our patrols are in the forest EVERY DAY to protect gorillas.
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