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Category: Dian Fossey Fund

5 Things Friday

Great Apes

This week we’re covering the 5 different types of great apes! Great Ape 1: Gorilla (Gorilla sp.) Gorillas are closely related to humans, sharing around

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Conservation

Bringing Water to Bisate

When the pipes that delivered water to their villages began to fail, 4,489 people from six villages in Bisate, just outside of the Volcanoes National

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5 Things Friday

Community Projects & Programs

This week we’re covering just a few of the Fossey Fund’s projects and programs that are focused on helping local communities. 1: Cows to Historically

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5 Things Friday

Your Questions Answered

This week we’re answering your questions from the past month! 1: What are the different age classes for gorillas? While age classes vary depending on

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5 Things Friday

New Year’s Resolutions

Haven’t made your New Year’s resolution yet or have you already broken your other ones? Here are five resolutions you can try this year! Resolution

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5 Things Friday

25 Facts

To celebrate our 25th episode of ‘5 Things Friday’ we are bringing you 25 facts!  1. Karisoke Research Center has been around for over 50

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Conservation

Primatology Careers

1. What is primatology Primatology is the study of behavior, biology, and anything else related to primates. There are many areas of study within primatology,

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Conservation

Primatology Careers

1. What is primatology Primatology is the study of behavior, biology, and anything else related to primates. There are many areas of study within primatology,

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Dian Fossey Fund

Census of Mountain Gorilla Population Shows Numbers Continue to Rise

Once on the brink of extinction, mountain gorillas continue to grow in number. Today, the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration, a coalition of governments, non-profits and conservationists, announced the final results of a census of a population of mountain gorillas living in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the adjacent Sarambwe Reserve in DR Congo.

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