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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...
September 15, 2021

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...
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...
September 15, 2021

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...

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Has Pablo’s Group Lost a Member?

April 2010 Has Pablo's Group Lost a Member? Rukundo Appears to Leave Rukundo is a 15- year-old silverback in Pablo's …

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Cross-Border Patrols Back in Action

March 2010 Cross-Border Anti-Poaching Patrols Back in Action Anti-poaching patrols are an extremely important part of the Karisoke Research Center's …

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Saga of Ugenda and Urugamba

March 2010 The Continuing Saga Of Ugenda And Urugamba – A Group Split! Shinda, the dominant silverback in one of …

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New Gorilla Census Begins

Feb. 10, 2010 New Mountain Gorilla Census Starts March 1 Full census of Virunga mountain gorillas also includes health status …

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“You Bet This Beats the Amazon!”

April 24, 2011 "You Bet This Beats the Amazon!" I am Joseph Karama, the Karisoke Research Center's Conservation Education Program …

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Study Shows Field Research Protects Wildlife

April 21, 2011 Study Shows Field Research Protects Wildlife Like other first-time Fossey Fund bloggers I'm happy to introduce myself …

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Lubutu Uhuru Arrives Safely at GRACE Rehabilitation Center

April 20, 2011 Lubutu Uhuru Arrives Safely at GRACE Snatched from the forest by poachers after his mother was killed. …

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Lubutu Uhuru Climbs a Tree

April 13, 2011 Lubutu Uhuru Climbs a Tree Lubutu Uhuru, our newest orphan, continues to make progress. Nobody knows exactly …

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Faustin Barabwiriza: Fearless, Dedicated Tracker

April 8, 2011 Faustin Barabwiriza: A Fearless and Dedicated Tracker The Karisoke™ Research Center recently honored the retirement of our …

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New Orphan Gorilla Lubutu Recuperating in Goma

April 3, 2011 New Orphan Gorilla Lubutu Recuperating in Goma Half an hour before nightfall on Friday evening, the doors …

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Fossey Fund to Help Build Rwanda’s First Public Library

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Dian Fossey 15 Years Later

December 2000 Dian Fossey's Work Continues to Expand In the 15 Years Since Her Death Dec. 26, 2000 marked the …

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Naming the Gorilla Infants, a Thoughtful Process

December 2000 Naming the Gorilla Infants: A Thoughtful Process A number of infants have been born into the Karisoke research …

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Peace, Poaching and Streetwise Gorillas

December 2000 Peace, Poaching & Streetwise Gorillas We are often asked whether mountain gorillas are still hunted, and if poaching …

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Gorilla Deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo

November 1999 Gorilla Deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo Recently there have been reports from the Democratic Republic of Congo …

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Scientists Contact Mountain Gorillas

7 Oct 1998 Scientists Contact Mountain Gorillas Two groups of rare mountain gorillas first studied by Dian Fossey have been …

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Titus Group Sleeps Outside of Park Again

November 8, 2011 Titus Group Sleeps Outside of Park Again Last night, the Titus group of gorillas slept outside of …

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Anti-Poaching

Pablo’s Group Members Found Safe

November 8, 2011 Pablo's Group Members Found Safe The Fossey Fund field staff is happy to report that all of …

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Irakoze Tries to Re-enter Pablo’s Group

November 7, 2011 Irakoze Tries to Re-enter Pablo's Group Winnie Eckardt, Ph.D., a researcher for the Fossey Fund's Karisoke Research …

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Two Lone Silverbacks Move in on Titus Group

November 4, 2011 Two Lone Silverbacks Move in on Titus Group After several days of dramatic interaction between lone silverback …

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Dian Fossey Fund

Lone Silverback Tuyizere Reappears, Causes Commotion

November 2, 2011 Lone Silverback Tuyizere Reappears, Causes Commotion Tuyizere, a 17-year-old lone silverback that has not been seen since …

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Mahirwe Gives Birth in Kuryama’s Group

November 2, 2011 Mahirwe Gives Birth in Kuryama's Group Mahirwe, a 17-year-old female in Kuryama's group, gave birth to a …

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