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Gorilla Infants Welcomed This Year

Kubana and her infantThe Fossey Fund field staff have welcomed four newborn mountain gorillas this year; tragically, one has since died. The others were born to Tamu in Rano's group, Ikaze in Isabukuru's group, and Kubana in Titus' group.


Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:41:00 PM

Studying Gorilla Ranging Patterns

Two mountain gorilla groups interactFossey Fund scientists and partners have published a new study of how mountain gorilla ranging patterns have changed as the population increased, and how that affects conservation.


Monday, April 14, 2014 2:21:00 PM

Outfitting Field Team: New Partner

Craghoppers, an outdoors and travel clothing manufacturer, has formed a partnership  with the Fossey Fund by donating outfits for all field staff. They will also launch a fundraising campaign by hosting a public Google Hangout April 8.Fossey Fund field team in new outfits


Monday, March 31, 2014 9:13:00 AM

Studying Stress in Mountain Gorillas

Winnie Eckardt, Ph.D. with gorillas and buffalo herdPostdoctoral researcher Winnie Eckardt, Ph.D., has completed data collection for a study of the relationship between stress physiology and health in mountain gorillas, to guide conservation and park management strategies.


Monday, March 24, 2014 2:10:00 AM

Tracker Barabwiriza Remembered


Faustin Barabwariza and former KRC director David Watts, Ph.D.A long-time colleague and friend of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, Faustin Barabwiriza, passed away on March 20 after a short illness. He started his career working directly with Dian Fossey.


Friday, March 21, 2014 11:21:00 AM

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