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Category: Gorilla Protection

5 Things Friday

Grauer’s Gorillas

Fact 1: Grauer’s gorillas are endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Unlike mountain gorillas, which are found in three countries (DR Congo, Rwanda and

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Pablo’s Group

Fact 1: Pablo’s group has always been a record breaker in many ways.  It has existed for more than 25 years, and reached the record-breaking

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Women in Conservation

Fact 1: The Fossey Fund is and always has been woman-led. In our 50+ year history, we have always been a woman-led organization. From our

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Movies

Movie 1: For a movie about Dian Fossey and the gorillas she worked with, watch Gorillas in the Mist Gorillas in the Mist the movie

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Gorilla Poop

Fact 1: Poop helps us learn paternity Since there are groups with more than one silverback (potential fathers), we can’t always be sure who sires

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Common Misconceptions

Fact 1: Gorillas are strong and muscular, but they aren’t as scary as you might think. Movies like “King Kong” may have scared you, but

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Dian Fossey

Fact 1: Dian loved animals from an early age Dian’s love of animals began when she acquired her first pet, a goldfish, and continued throughout

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