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In December, Fossey Fund field staff observed the aftermath of an especially intense overnight interaction between two mountain gorilla groups, and worked with Gorilla Doctors and park authorities to treat an ailing female
While the Fossey Fund's daily monitoring and protect of the mountain gorillas has enabled them to increase in number, success brings challenges: More groups to follow, gorillas exiting the park, and habitat stress.
It's bamboo shoot season again. As the gorillas converge on the bamboo zone, we observe more interactions between groups, and groups leaving the park. This season, we also welcomed some newborns.
Historic mountain gorilla silverback Cantsbee reached his 35th birthday on Nov. 14, 2013. Named and observed by Dian Fossey, he is one of the few remaining gorillas she studied, and still leads Pablo's group, the largest monitored by the Fossey Fund.
Tara Stoinski, Ph.D., vice president and chief scientist at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, is among the nominees for the 2014 Indianapolis Prize, which is the world’s leading award for individuals working in animal conservation.
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Sigourney Weaver, Honorary Chair
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