Mountain gorilla Poppy – who turns 42 years old on April 1 – is not only the oldest gorilla...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
When the students in Stephanie Sullivan’s fourth-grade class in Ohio started reading about gorillas, they learned about the work...Read More
For seven months, mountain gorilla mother Pasika did something remarkable. Normally, female mountain gorillas spend their entire lives in...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund protects about half of the mountain gorilla population in Rwanda’s Virunga mountains, with our...Read More
September 9, 2016 Naming mountain gorilla infants: Kwita Izina 2016 Naming infant mountain gorillas has become an important annual...Read More
September 6, 2016 Congo gorilla species now officially “critically endangered” After decades of extreme survival pressure, the conservation status...Read More
August 31, 2016 Community conservation through movies The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund operates community conservation education and awareness programs...Read More
August 2, 2016 New exhibit at Karisoke provides interactive look at gorilla conservation The Karisoke Research Center, founded by...Read More
July 27, 2016 Silverback keeps trying to enlarge his group One of the more recently formed groups we follow...Read More
July 5, 2016 What do gorillas do when there’s no bamboo? Bamboo is a key food plant for many...Read More
July 6, 2016 Young Rwandan scientists in training at Karisoke Training aspiring young scientists is one of the Dian...Read More
June 30, 2016 Local leaders join Fossey Fund for gorilla treks and workshops An important aspect of the Fossey...Read More
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