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Category: Gorilla Research & Tracking

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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Dian Fossey Fund

Size Matters

Science confirms: Size matters for mountain gorillas For male mountain gorillas, one thing is certain – size matters, especially when it comes to the ladies.

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Gorilla Research & Tracking

Gorilla Anatomy

This week we are talking about gorilla anatomy! Did you know gorillas don’t have chins?

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Gorilla Behavior

Do gorillas grieve?

Fossey Fund scientists in Rwanda and Congo have been observing how gorillas react to the death of one of their own species. In a study

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Dian Fossey Fund

Women are gorilla trackers too!

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has a large team of trackers, anti-poachers and scientists protecting and studying the mountain gorillas of Rwanda every day. They

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