Grauer’s gorillas, located only in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are among the world’s most-endangered primates and have suffered dramatic...Read More
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Results of a recent wildlife survey led by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in the Democratic Republic of Congo suggests...Read More
Dian Fossey founded the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda in September 1967 to study the rare mountain gorillas. From the...Read More
A message from Dr. Tara Stoinski, president and CEO/chief scientist, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Last week I had the...Read More
Dian Fossey: Pioneering Field Scientist
Faced with the difficult task of studying the rare and elusive mountain gorillas, Dian Fossey had to develop and refine special techniques, including imitating their behavior and drawing pictures of their “noseprints” for clear identification.