National Geographic has played an important role in the work of Dian Fossey since she began studying the mountain gorillas...Read More
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!
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The National Geographic Channel three-part series “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist,” airing in December, covers many aspects of Fossey’s...Read More
Being a mountain gorilla tracker means being on the frontline of conservation every day, hiking long distances in harsh, high-altitude...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has long believed that helping local people is a crucial part of conservation and has...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.