In honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center by Dian Fossey, the Dian Fossey...Read More
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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
Silverback Giraneza died on May 12, 2017, after an interesting, challenging and rather aggressive life. He was born in...Read More
When Dian Fossey began her pioneering studies of mountain gorillas 50 years ago, she soon realized that in order...Read More
Twenty-nine-year-old silverback Inshuti has had an interesting life, spending most of his adulthood as a lone silverback, though for...Read More
After two years with episodes of illness and a few recent weeks showing visible deterioration, dominant silverback Isabukuru died...Read More
We are deeply saddened to report that 24-year-old dominant silverback Isabukuru was found dead on Sunday March 26, 2017. Isabukuru’s...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is very sad to report that the remaining mountain gorilla twin, Kura who was...Read More
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