Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff in Rwanda report that the Kuryama gorilla group is doing well, now that young silverback...Read More
It’s our anniversary!
September 24th marks the 50th anniversary of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and we are celebrating 50 years of success in gorilla conservation. Since its founding, the Fossey Fund has grown from humble beginnings – just two tents set up near the forest – into a coordinated, international movement to save a species. And we wouldn’t be here without caring supporters like you.
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Your donation is crucial to helping the Fossey Fund continue daily protection and study of critically endangered gorillas, as well as the community programs that support this work.
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has studied golden monkeys in Rwanda for years, because they are a critical part of...Read More
Teaching conservation, science, leadership and other skills are crucial parts of the Fossey Fund’s programs in Africa. At our Karisoke...Read More
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center by Dian Fossey, we have been running...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.