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Category: Press Releases

Conservation

Celebrating gorillas in Atlanta

Celebrating gorillas in Atlanta, really? Yes, really. Today, Atlanta city councilperson Carla Smith proclaimed December 4th as Gorilla Appreciation Day in the city of Atlanta

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Dian Fossey Fund

Size Matters

Science confirms: Size matters for mountain gorillas For male mountain gorillas, one thing is certain – size matters, especially when it comes to the ladies.

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Dian Fossey Fund

Census of Mountain Gorilla Population Shows Numbers Continue to Rise

Once on the brink of extinction, mountain gorillas continue to grow in number. Today, the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration, a coalition of governments, non-profits and conservationists, announced the final results of a census of a population of mountain gorillas living in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the adjacent Sarambwe Reserve in DR Congo.

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