In honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Karisoke Research Center by Dian Fossey, the Dian Fossey...Read More
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Yes, Fossey Fund field staff spend a lot of time collecting and analyzing gorilla fecal samples, and while this...Read More
Bamboo shoots are a favorite food of the mountain gorillas we monitor in Rwanda, and they are produced during...Read More
Mountain gorilla Poppy – who turns 42 years old on April 1 – is not only the oldest gorilla...Read More
Conservation is important but it’s also complicated! That was the main point of contention in the Fossey Fund’s latest...Read More
A message from Dr. Tara Stoinski, president and CEO/chief scientist, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Last week’s news about...Read More
Our groundbreaking work to save critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas in Congo’s unprotected forests is carried out by some very...Read More
As with humans, most mountain gorillas look distinctly different and can be identified on sight, based on their sizes,...Read More
Since 2003, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has partnered with the University of Rwanda, as part of our capacity-building...Read More
More than 50 years of scientific research about gorillas and their habitat have been carried out at the Dian...Read More
Since mountain gorillas are critically endangered and their numbers are small, it’s important to know just how many there...Read More
The Fossey Fund’s biodiversity program studies other animals and plants that live in “gorilla” habitat, as well as various...Read More
Play is a common behavior among gorillas, just as it is with humans. Playing is seen most often among...Read More
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