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October 7, 2021

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla...
September 27, 2021

On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception....
September 23, 2021

Press Release: On World Gorilla Day, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund announces Moon Gorillas, a new collaboration for carbon-neutral PERL NFTs

In celebration of World Gorilla Day on September 24, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is announcing plans to launch...
September 23, 2021

Fossey Fund Increases Antipoaching Patrols, Renovates Field Camps, with Support from IUCN

Our trackers can be found traversing the rainforests of Volcanoes National Forest 365 days each year, monitoring gorilla families...
A group of Mountain Gorillas.
October 7, 2021

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla...
September 27, 2021

On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception....
September 23, 2021

Press Release: On World Gorilla Day, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund announces Moon Gorillas, a new collaboration for carbon-neutral PERL NFTs

In celebration of World Gorilla Day on September 24, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is announcing plans to launch...
September 23, 2021

Fossey Fund Increases Antipoaching Patrols, Renovates Field Camps, with Support from IUCN

Our trackers can be found traversing the rainforests of Volcanoes National Forest 365 days each year, monitoring gorilla families...

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Twenty-Four Baby Gorillas to be Named During Kwita Izina 2021

This September 24, we mark not just World Gorilla Day, but Kwita Izina, Rwanda’s annual gorilla naming ceremony. Kwita Izina, …

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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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Motherless gorillas beat the odds. For both gorillas and humans, it takes a village to raise a child.

A study by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund shows that gorilla families come together to support young gorillas that lose …

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A group of Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla groups …

Read More
Education Programs

On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception. In …

Read More
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Fossey Fund Increases Antipoaching Patrols, Renovates Field Camps, with Support from IUCN

Our trackers can be found traversing the rainforests of Volcanoes National Forest 365 days each year, monitoring gorilla families and …

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On World Photography Day, we’re celebrating our newest photographers

If you’ve been following us for long, you know we have an amazing collection of photographs—not just of gorillas, but …

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A group of Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla groups …

Read More
Education Programs

On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception. In …

Read More
Anti-Poaching

Fossey Fund Increases Antipoaching Patrols, Renovates Field Camps, with Support from IUCN

Our trackers can be found traversing the rainforests of Volcanoes National Forest 365 days each year, monitoring gorilla families and …

Read More
Gorilla Infants

Twenty-Four Baby Gorillas to be Named During Kwita Izina 2021

This September 24, we mark not just World Gorilla Day, but Kwita Izina, Rwanda’s annual gorilla naming ceremony. Kwita Izina, …

Read More
Dian Fossey Fund

On World Photography Day, we’re celebrating our newest photographers

If you’ve been following us for long, you know we have an amazing collection of photographs—not just of gorillas, but …

Read More
Congo

Two Weeks in the Forest: Congolese Students Join Us in Nkuba

Earlier this year, 10 Congolese university students joined us at our base in Nkuba to get first-hand experience in the …

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A group of Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla Research & Tracking

Press Release – Social Distancing: Not Just for Humans

New study shows sick gorillas transmit illnesses to others nearby Coughs and colds spread quickly within wild mountain gorilla groups …

Read More
Education Programs

On World Gorilla Day, teaching children the importance of conservation

Every year on World Gorilla Day, we spend time with our youngest conservationists, and this year was no exception. In …

Read More
Anti-Poaching

Fossey Fund Increases Antipoaching Patrols, Renovates Field Camps, with Support from IUCN

Our trackers can be found traversing the rainforests of Volcanoes National Forest 365 days each year, monitoring gorilla families and …

Read More
Gorilla Infants

Twenty-Four Baby Gorillas to be Named During Kwita Izina 2021

This September 24, we mark not just World Gorilla Day, but Kwita Izina, Rwanda’s annual gorilla naming ceremony. Kwita Izina, …

Read More
Dian Fossey Fund

On World Photography Day, we’re celebrating our newest photographers

If you’ve been following us for long, you know we have an amazing collection of photographs—not just of gorillas, but …

Read More