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Category: Gorilla Protection

5 Things Friday

Locomotion

Distance: Due to the abundance of food sources in undisturbed habitat, and gorillas’ willingness to eat many different types of plants, some gorillas don’t have

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Gorilla Behavior

Gorilla Communication

Just like in humans, gorilla communication can occur through a variety of methods—body postures, facial expressions, vocalizations.  Communicating Dominance Gorillas use a variety of behaviors

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5TF: Your Questions Answered

Question 1: Do gorillas get bored? While humans tend to assign human emotions to non-human animals, it is actually very difficult to understand what an

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5 Things Friday

Mother’s Day

Fact 1: Gorillas are super-moms! Like other primates, gorilla mothers have very strong bonds with their infants and provide complete care for them during their

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5 Things Friday

#GivingTuesdayNow

1) What is GT Now — https://www.givingtuesday.org/ You may know Giving Tuesday as the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, but in response to the unprecedented need caused

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Research

1. Tara Stoinski, Ph.D. Dr. Tara Stoinski serves as President and CEO and Chief Scientific Officer for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. As the Fossey

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Biodiversity

Earth Day in the DRC

Protecting the biodiversity of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a global responsibility. You probably know the Fossey Fund best for our work protecting

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5 Things Friday

Your Questions Answered

Question 1 Tara Stoinski PhD, our President & CEO/Chief Scientific Office is answering a question from Shelby, “My career goal is to be part of

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Gorilla Behavior

Nzeli Returns

Despite the crisis raging across the globe, gorilla life continues, as does the daily work of our field staff… In her 34 years, Nzeli has

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