National Geographic Focuses on Fossey’s Life, Murder, Legacy

We’re celebrating the three-part series on the National Geographic Channel “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist,” airing in the U.S. on Dec. 6, 13, and 20. If you want to learn more about the legendary Dian Fossey and gorillas, this is the place to be!

The National Geographic Series    Fossey’s Favorite Gorilla Digit


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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.

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