Once on the brink of extinction, mountain gorillas continue to grow in number. Today, the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration,...Read More
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The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund protects and studies endangered gorillas every day, and we know this is critical in...Read More
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff and programs pay attention to many species, not just gorillas, because so many animals...Read More
Fossey Fund scientists in Rwanda and Congo have been observing how gorillas react to the death of one of...Read More
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
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