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Silverback gorilla Mafunzo and his group.
September 22, 2022

Press Release: Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Celebrates 55th Anniversary on World Gorilla Day

World Gorilla Day originated on Sept. 24, 2017, to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the work of the...
September 12, 2022

Gorilla Journal Newsletter September 2022

Infant Gorilla Ubwitange
September 10, 2022

Infant mountain gorillas receive their names at Kwita Izina

Thousands of Rwandans – including many Fossey Fund staff – gathered near Volcanoes National Park last week to celebrate...
Female gorilla Ukwiyunga and silverback gorilla Segasira
September 7, 2022

New gorilla group forms

One of the best things about protecting and studying mountain gorillas every day is that we sometimes get to...
Silverback gorilla Mafunzo and his group.
September 22, 2022

Press Release: Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Celebrates 55th Anniversary on World Gorilla Day

World Gorilla Day originated on Sept. 24, 2017, to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the work of the...
September 12, 2022

Gorilla Journal Newsletter September 2022

Infant Gorilla Ubwitange
September 10, 2022

Infant mountain gorillas receive their names at Kwita Izina

Thousands of Rwandans – including many Fossey Fund staff – gathered near Volcanoes National Park last week to celebrate...
Female gorilla Ukwiyunga and silverback gorilla Segasira
September 7, 2022

New gorilla group forms

One of the best things about protecting and studying mountain gorillas every day is that we sometimes get to...

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Infant Gorilla Ubwitange Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Infant mountain gorillas receive their names at Kwita Izina

Thousands of Rwandans – including many Fossey Fund staff – gathered near Volcanoes National Park last week to celebrate the …

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Female gorilla Ukwiyunga and silverback gorilla Segasira Gorilla Protection

New gorilla group forms

One of the best things about protecting and studying mountain gorillas every day is that we sometimes get to see …

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Silverback gorilla Mafunzo and his group. Gorilla Protection

Celebrating the life of silverback gorilla Mafunzo

Silverback gorilla Mafunzo was strong but loving. With just over 1,000 mountain gorillas remaining, every individual is critical to their …

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5 Things Friday

Mother’s Day

Fact 1: Gorillas are super-moms! Like other primates, gorilla mothers have very strong bonds with their infants and provide complete …

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Press Release: Our work in DR Congo expands by 50%

On Earth Day, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund announces 50% expansion of community forests protecting critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas in eastern …

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Grauers gorilla caught on camera trap Biodiversity

Say Cheese!

Camera traps help us study Grauer’s gorillas and other endangered animals in Nkuba. The Congo Basin holds the second largest …

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Silverback gorilla Mafunzo and his group. Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Press Release: Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Celebrates 55th Anniversary on World Gorilla Day

World Gorilla Day originated on Sept. 24, 2017, to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the work of the Dian …

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Female gorilla Ukwiyunga and silverback gorilla Segasira Gorilla Protection

New gorilla group forms

One of the best things about protecting and studying mountain gorillas every day is that we sometimes get to see …

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Trackers at Crater Lake Gorilla Protection

World Ranger Day celebrates wildlife heroes

Rangers, trackers and others who protect wildlife every day in the field are the frontline heroes of conservation. Their work …

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Providing literacy training for Congolese women

The area where we work saving gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is extremely remote and rural, …

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Female gorilla Ukwiyunga and silverback gorilla Segasira Gorilla Protection

New gorilla group forms

One of the best things about protecting and studying mountain gorillas every day is that we sometimes get to see …

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Rwanda

Infant gorilla-naming ceremony ready in Rwanda

There’s nothing cuter than an infant gorilla – and nothing more important to the future of this endangered species. That …

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Congo

Providing literacy training for Congolese women

The area where we work saving gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is extremely remote and rural, …

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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Students address gorilla conservation through debate

Since one of our main goals at the Fossey Fund is to help students learn about conservation, we have many …

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Mushrooms for harvesting to save gorillas Congo

Growing mushrooms can help people and gorillas

We know that for conservation to be successful it must also address the needs of the human communities that share …

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Bee Congo

Beekeeping can help save gorillas

“Sweet” program supports families and protects habitat biodiversity Though undeniably tiny in comparison with a 400-pound silverback gorilla, bees are …

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Silverback gorilla Mafunzo and his group. Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Press Release: Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Celebrates 55th Anniversary on World Gorilla Day

World Gorilla Day originated on Sept. 24, 2017, to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the work of the Dian …

Read More
Infant Gorilla Ubwitange Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Infant mountain gorillas receive their names at Kwita Izina

Thousands of Rwandans – including many Fossey Fund staff – gathered near Volcanoes National Park last week to celebrate the …

Read More
Female gorilla Ukwiyunga and silverback gorilla Segasira Gorilla Protection

New gorilla group forms

One of the best things about protecting and studying mountain gorillas every day is that we sometimes get to see …

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Rwanda

Infant gorilla-naming ceremony ready in Rwanda

There’s nothing cuter than an infant gorilla – and nothing more important to the future of this endangered species. That …

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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

World Photography Day: Photos help us learn more about gorillas

As the saying goes, a photo is worth a thousand words. In studying wildlife, such as the gorillas protected by …

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