Fact 1: Aside from a few exceptions, groups consist of more adult females than adult males. Most subspecies of...Read More
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Fact 1 Mountain gorillas live in the most extreme environment of any of the four gorilla subspecies. Mountain gorillas...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is sad to announce that Poppy, the last living gorilla featured by famed primatologist...Read More
New status proves value of long-term protection and international efforts. Forty years ago, Dian Fossey and the world were...Read More
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
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