Fossey Fund Gorilla News and Events

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.

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The story of unique mountain gorilla female: Maggie

Mountain gorilla MaggieFemale mountain gorilla “Maggie” was born on June 15, 1980, in Group 5, which was one of the gorilla groups first studied by Dr. Dian Fossey. Maggie has come to grow as an incredible leader, and Fossey Fund staff have always viewed her as a special gorilla. 

 

 




A day in the life of a Fossey Fund gorilla tracker

Fossey Fund trackerWe asked four Fossey Fund trackers how they prepare themselves for their daily gorilla monitoring, what they and their equipment go through over the course of a day and what it's like being with the gorillas. They have some incredible stories.

 




Equip Protection Patrols

Our dedicated trackers must have adequate equipment to conduct their daily patrols. Help Us Remain Vigilant!

 

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