Twenty-nine-year-old silverback Inshuti has had an interesting life, spending most of his adulthood as a lone silverback, though for some...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.
It’s been a very stressful time for one of the mountain gorilla groups we monitor every day in Rwanda’s Volcanoes...Read More
After two years with episodes of illness and a few recent weeks showing visible deterioration, dominant silverback Isabukuru died on...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund believes that providing educational opportunities for local communities is is an integral part of successful...Read More