New status proves value of long-term protection and international efforts. Forty years ago, Dian Fossey and the world were...Read More
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Mountain gorilla Poppy, who turned 42 years old in April, is the oldest gorilla monitored by the Fossey Fund...Read More
Intensive protection helps this critically endangered species! According to results just released, the mountain gorilla population living in the...Read More
Field staff at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund are witnessing an unusual situation among the mountain gorilla groups we...Read More
Mountain gorilla Poppy – who turns 42 years old on April 1 – is not only the oldest gorilla...Read More
As with humans, most mountain gorillas look distinctly different and can be identified on sight, based on their sizes,...Read More
Play is a common behavior among gorillas, just as it is with humans. Playing is seen most often among...Read More
Normally, female mountain gorillas spend their entire lives in groups, relying on an adult male silverback to protect their...Read More
For seven months, mountain gorilla mother Pasika did something remarkable. Normally, female mountain gorillas spend their entire lives in...Read More
Deep in the forest of Rwanda’s Virunga mountains, one gorilla mother is earning the title of “wonder woman.” Pasika...Read More
On the morning of Sept. 27, Dian Fossey Gorillas Fund trackers found 24-year-old silverback leader Vuba in critical condition...Read More
Three-year-old mountain gorilla Masunzu has faced quite a few hurdles in his young life so far, yet his journey...Read More
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