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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...
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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KRC Follows Gorilla Group Changes

February 2010 Karisoke Trackers Follow Gorilla Group Changes: Females on the Move Our trackers at the Karisoke Research Center in …

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Two Gorilla Births; One Death

January 25, 2010 Two Gorilla Births Celebrated; One Death Mourned Karisoke Research Center staff celebrated the birth of two mountain …

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Young Gorilla Rescued from Snare

January 2010 Another Young Gorilla Rescued from Snare Six-year-old female mountain gorilla Turimaso recently became the fourth young gorilla among …

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Mountain Gorillas Not Known to Be Near Volcano Eruption

January 2010 Mountain Gorillas Not Known to Be Near Volcano Eruption Mount Nyamulagira (10,033 feet), located in the Virunga National …

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A Mixed Year for Gorilla Infants

November 2009 A Mixed Year for Gorilla Infants Since January of this year, 10 infant gorillas have been born into …

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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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Good News; Rescued Infant Gorilla Reaches Safe Haven in Goma

April 3, 2011 Good News; Rescued Infant Gorilla Reaches Safe Haven in Goma Last week I wrote that we had …

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Rescued Gorilla Kyasa Explores Forest, Meets Other Gorillas

March 28, 2011 Rescued Gorilla Kyasa Meets Other Gorillas, Explores Forest As he wakes up in the mosquito-net covered bed …

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Group Males Work Together for Protection

March 28, 2011Group Males Work Together for Protection After months of physical fights among the three silverbacks of Kuryama’s group, …

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Gorilla Data Helps in Human Aging Study

March 16, 2011 Gorilla Data Helps Show How Age Affects Us All A major study just published in the journal …

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Report from Bisate, Rwanda, A Fossey Fund Conservation Action Village

March 9, 2011 Report from Bisate, Rwanda, A Fossey Fund Conservation Action Village Traveling up towards the volcanoes which are …

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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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Karisoke Research Gorilla Groups are Thriving

April 1999 Karisoke Research Groups Are Thriving Since September 1998 staff have been making weekly trips to the Volcanoes National …

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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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Pablo Group Comes Down to Lower Altitudes

October 25, 2011 Pablo Group Comes Down to Lower Altitudes After a month of cold temperatures, frequent rains and thick …

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Is Your Halloween Candy Safe for. . . Orangutans?

October 24, 2011 Is Your Halloween Candy Safe for…Orangutans? No, we aren't worried that you will hand a trick-or-treating orangutan …

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Anti-Poaching

Infant Gasore Freed from Snare Rope

October 21, 2011 Infant Gasore Freed from Snare Rope Today's intervention to remove a snare from 1-and-1/2-year-old male infant Gasore …

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Titus Gorillas Herded Back Into Park Again

October 20, 2011 Titus Gorillas Herded Back Into Park Again Continuing their roaming pattern, the Titus group was again outside …

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