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Leading the Fossey Fund: Strong Legacies Continue

Clare Richardson and Tara Stoinski, Ph.D.After 19 years as Fossey Fund President and CEO, on Oct. 1 Clare Richardson assumed the title of President Emeritus, Strategic Initiatives Officer, while Tara Stoinski, Ph.D., formerly the Fund's vice president and chief scientist, became the new president and CEO.




Looking Back at the Life of SIlverback Bwenge

Silverback Bwenge in Jan. 2014Dominant 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.




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