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June 11, 2021

New Study Suggests There May be More Grauer’s Gorillas Than Previously Estimated

A study released this week updates the estimated number of Grauer’s gorillas remaining on the planet. The study, led...
May 25, 2021

Conservation Success Leads to New Challenges for Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Scientists from around the world, including at the Fossey Fund, participated in this species-wide survey of parasite infections across...
May 14, 2021

Counting Birds to Save Gorillas: How Citizen Scientists Protect Gorilla Habitat

Gorillas will always be nearest to our hearts, of course, but every year on Global Big Day, we turn...
May 11, 2021

Endangered Species Day – Beyond Gorillas

This year Endangered Species Day falls on May 21, and we thought this would be a perfect day to...
June 11, 2021

New Study Suggests There May be More Grauer’s Gorillas Than Previously Estimated

A study released this week updates the estimated number of Grauer’s gorillas remaining on the planet. The study, led...
May 25, 2021

Conservation Success Leads to New Challenges for Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Scientists from around the world, including at the Fossey Fund, participated in this species-wide survey of parasite infections across...
May 14, 2021

Counting Birds to Save Gorillas: How Citizen Scientists Protect Gorilla Habitat

Gorillas will always be nearest to our hearts, of course, but every year on Global Big Day, we turn...
May 11, 2021

Endangered Species Day – Beyond Gorillas

This year Endangered Species Day falls on May 21, and we thought this would be a perfect day to...

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New Study Suggests There May be More Grauer’s Gorillas Than Previously Estimated

A study released this week updates the estimated number of Grauer’s gorillas remaining on the planet. The study, led by …

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In the Footsteps of the Elusive Grauer’s Gorilla

Unlike their mountain gorilla cousins, only a few of the critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas of the Democratic Republic of the …

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Good News for Grauer’s Gorillas

Just in time for Earth Day, Congolese government moves to strengthen protections for this critically endangered great ape Conservationists are …

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Gorillas don’t bluff when they chest beat: honest signaling indicates body size

The chest beats given by adult male gorillas reliably indicate their body size, a paper published in Scientific Reports found.  …

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5TF: Titus—10th Anniversary

Fact 1 Titus became part of a bachelor group at age 5. Titus faced numerous upheavals as a youngster, including the …

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Infanticide among mountain gorillas

After 50 years of closely studying mountain gorillas, Fossey Fund staff and scientists have observed and learned many things about …

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New Study Suggests There May be More Grauer’s Gorillas Than Previously Estimated

A study released this week updates the estimated number of Grauer’s gorillas remaining on the planet. The study, led by …

Read More
Gorilla Protection

Conservation Success Leads to New Challenges for Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Scientists from around the world, including at the Fossey Fund, participated in this species-wide survey of parasite infections across the …

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Counting Birds to Save Gorillas: How Citizen Scientists Protect Gorilla Habitat

Gorillas will always be nearest to our hearts, of course, but every year on Global Big Day, we turn our …

Read More
Congo

In the Footsteps of the Elusive Grauer’s Gorilla

Unlike their mountain gorilla cousins, only a few of the critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas of the Democratic Republic of the …

Read More
Congo

Good News for Grauer’s Gorillas

Just in time for Earth Day, Congolese government moves to strengthen protections for this critically endangered great ape Conservationists are …

Read More
Gorilla Behavior

Gorillas don’t bluff when they chest beat: honest signaling indicates body size

The chest beats given by adult male gorillas reliably indicate their body size, a paper published in Scientific Reports found.  …

Read More

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Congo

New Study Suggests There May be More Grauer’s Gorillas Than Previously Estimated

A study released this week updates the estimated number of Grauer’s gorillas remaining on the planet. The study, led by …

Read More
Gorilla Protection

Conservation Success Leads to New Challenges for Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Scientists from around the world, including at the Fossey Fund, participated in this species-wide survey of parasite infections across the …

Read More
Biodiversity

Counting Birds to Save Gorillas: How Citizen Scientists Protect Gorilla Habitat

Gorillas will always be nearest to our hearts, of course, but every year on Global Big Day, we turn our …

Read More
Biodiversity

Endangered Species Day – Beyond Gorillas

This year Endangered Species Day falls on May 21, and we thought this would be a perfect day to talk …

Read More
Congo

In the Footsteps of the Elusive Grauer’s Gorilla

Unlike their mountain gorilla cousins, only a few of the critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas of the Democratic Republic of the …

Read More
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The Making of a Green Campus

Five decades ago Dian Fossey set up camp in the forests of Rwanda and began the critical scientific research and …

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