After a week of conservation-related activities, Rwanda’s annual gorilla-naming ceremony culminated on Sept. 7, with the presentation of the...Read More
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Since 2005, naming infant mountain gorillas has become an important annual nationwide tradition in Rwanda. The naming ceremony, called...Read More
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center by Dian Fossey, the Dian Fossey...Read More
Mountain gorilla Poppy – at almost 42 years old – is not only the oldest gorilla monitored by the...Read More
Rwanda’s annual gorilla-naming ceremony, called “Kwita Izina,” took place on Sept. 1, and in addition to the infant gorilla...Read More
And the name is: “Macibiri.” In honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center...Read More
Rwanda’s annual gorilla-naming ceremony, called Kwita Izina, takes place on Sept. 1, and the Fossey Fund is excited that...Read More
Female mountain gorilla Rugira gave birth to her first infant on June 21, helping to solidify the success of...Read More
Fossey Fund field staff were delighted to see a newborn in one of the mountain gorilla groups we monitor...Read More
July 9, 2014 Gorilla Infants Named in 10th Year of “Kwita Izina” Ceremony Under the looming peak of Mt....Read More
June 30, 2014 Taraja Gives Birth and Lone Silverback Giraneza is Seen Again On May 23, an infant was...Read More
April 2010 Pablo’s Group Continues to Expand: New Infant Arrives Pablo’s group is the largest mountain gorilla group ever...Read More
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