Mountain gorilla Poppy – who turns 42 years old on April 1 – is not only the oldest gorilla...Read More
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The mountain gorilla census results just released not only showed an increase in their population to 604, up from...Read More
We often receive inquiries from people wanting to know how they can help gorillas as well as other wildlife....Read More
Since mountain gorillas are critically endangered and their numbers are small, it’s important to know just how many there...Read More
Our gorilla trackers have been monitoring an interesting situation with four young gorillas who became separated from their mothers...Read More
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center by Dian Fossey, we have been...Read More
The big daily search for elderly mountain gorilla silverback Cantsbee has still not uncovered any evidence of him, so...Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Honorary Chair Sigourney Weaver has been awarded the prestigious Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award,...Read More
For nearly 50 years, field staff of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund have been studying and monitoring gorillas in...Read More
How do bamboo shoots affect gorilla ranging patterns? What are the most effective anti-poaching strategies? Does stress affect the...Read More
August 2, 2016 The life of elderly gorilla Poppy Mountain gorilla Poppy reached her 40th birthday this April and...Read More
February 4, 2016 The lives of lone silverbacks Most mountain gorillas live in groups of varying sizes, usually containing...Read More
One of the Fossey Fund’s anti-poaching camps near Volcanoes National Park was attacked on Dec. 2. A ranger was...Read More
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