Mountain gorilla Poppy – who turns 42 years old on April 1 – is not only the oldest gorilla...Read More
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Yes, Fossey Fund field staff spend a lot of time collecting and analyzing gorilla fecal samples, and while this...Read More
Conservation is important but it’s also complicated! That was the main point of contention in the Fossey Fund’s latest...Read More
Since 2003, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has partnered with the University of Rwanda, as part of our capacity-building...Read More
The Fossey Fund’s biodiversity program studies other animals and plants that live in “gorilla” habitat, as well as various...Read More
Television superstar Ellen DeGeneres has received a stunning 60th birthday surprise from her wife, actress Portia de Rossi –...Read More
Taking responsibility for all of the Fossey Fund’s gorilla and protection activities in Rwanda is a daunting task, but...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has long believed that helping local people is a crucial part of conservation and...Read More
Teaching conservation, science, leadership and other skills are crucial parts of the Fossey Fund’s programs in Africa. At our...Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff joined Rwanda park authorities and others on a visit to the site of Dian...Read More
September 24, 2017, marks 50 years since pioneering scientist Dian Fossey established the Karisoke Research Center in the remote...Read More
After two years with episodes of illness and a few recent weeks showing visible deterioration, dominant silverback Isabukuru died...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund believes that providing educational opportunities for local communities is is an integral part of...Read More
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