Fossey Fund News
Large Gorilla Group Has Not Been Seen SInce April

Kuryama's group in 2013Kuryama's group of mountain gorillas, one of the longest-observed among those monitored by the Dian Fossey Fund, has not been seen for over three months, which is worrisome because of the danger from poachers and disease.


Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:06:00 AM

Dominant Silverback Rano Dies, Group’s Future to be Determined

Silverback Rano a  year before his deathDian Fossey Gorilla Fund trackers found dominant silverback Rano dead on July 28. He was 21 years old and the son of legendary silverback Titus.  Surviving group members include three young silverbacks, but it remains to be seen who will lead the group.


Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:47:00 PM

Nature's Path Supports Gorilla Conservation Radio Program

Conservation education, supported by Nature's PathNature's Path, an organic cereal manufacturer and supporter of the Fossey Fund, helped fund an educational radio drama about gorilla conservation that was broadcast to the community that borders Volcanoes National Park.


Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6:40:00 PM

Visiting the Mountain Gorillas

Hiking to visit the gorillas in their forest homeTraveling to see wild mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park is said to be a life-changing experience. It is even better when the tour is arranged by the Fossey Fund, with other exciting features such as meetings with Karisoke staff.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:09:00 PM

Gorilla Infants Named at 10th Kwita Izina

Drummers help celebrate the10th annual Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremonyThe Fossey Fund participated in many aspects of the annual Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremony July 1, and 10 infants born to gorillas the Fund monitors received special names.


Wednesday, July 09, 2014 1:40:00 PM

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