He was named “Cantsbee” by Dian Fossey upon his birth in 1978, since she believed his mother to be a...Read More
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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.
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund announced today that its gorilla trackers based at the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda have...Read More
On Monday, Oct. 10, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund trackers reported that silverback Cantsbee was not in his group when they...Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Honorary Chair Sigourney Weaver has been awarded the prestigious Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award, at...Read More