Female mountain gorilla Rugira gave birth to her first infant on June 21, helping to solidify the success of her...Read More
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On the way to Rwanda for his first trip to see the mountain gorillas, board member emeritus Glenn L. Felner...Read More
A message from Dr. Tara Stoinski, president and CEO/chief scientist, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund We’ve heard so much about...Read More
Silverback Giraneza died on May 12, 2017, after an interesting, challenging and rather aggressive life. He was born in 1994...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.