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Kids from nature club holding cabbage
December 27, 2021

What do avocados and cabbages have in common with gorillas?

They’re both “helping people, saving gorillas” in Rwanda Our Nature Club student partners are at it again! This time,...
The common waxbill has a beautiful and distinctive red beak.
December 26, 2021

Tracking Birds to Save Gorillas

New study examines possible link between climate change and bird habitat changes Our mission is to protect gorillas. To...
Fossey Fund staff presenting at conference.
December 23, 2021

Fossey Fund staff attends the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Scientists gathered to discuss urgent global issues in conservation Last week, the 30th biannual International Congress for Conservation Biology...
CEO and Director of Rwanda Programs showing new jackets that will keep trackers dry when hiking through rainforests to track gorillas.
November 16, 2021

To Conduct Gorilla Research and Protection, You Need to Stay Warm

Outfitting our gorilla trackers since 2013 Weather conditions in the rainforests where we work can be punishing. Our trackers...
Kids from nature club holding cabbage
December 27, 2021

What do avocados and cabbages have in common with gorillas?

They’re both “helping people, saving gorillas” in Rwanda Our Nature Club student partners are at it again! This time,...
The common waxbill has a beautiful and distinctive red beak.
December 26, 2021

Tracking Birds to Save Gorillas

New study examines possible link between climate change and bird habitat changes Our mission is to protect gorillas. To...
Fossey Fund staff presenting at conference.
December 23, 2021

Fossey Fund staff attends the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Scientists gathered to discuss urgent global issues in conservation Last week, the 30th biannual International Congress for Conservation Biology...
CEO and Director of Rwanda Programs showing new jackets that will keep trackers dry when hiking through rainforests to track gorillas.
November 16, 2021

To Conduct Gorilla Research and Protection, You Need to Stay Warm

Outfitting our gorilla trackers since 2013 Weather conditions in the rainforests where we work can be punishing. Our trackers...

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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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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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Poachers’ Snares Up in Flames

April 1999 Poachers' Snares Up in Flames The Karisoke trackers were able to cut down 2000 snares over a two-year …

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Well Studied Gorilla Dies After Long LIfe

May 2007 Well-Studied Gorilla Dies After Long Life Thirty-eight-year-old Puck was one of the most studied mountain gorillas in history, …

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Anti-Poaching

Becoming a Karisoke Tracker

April 2007 Becoming a Karisoke Tracker Last year we observed an unusually high number of events and activities among the …

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Silverback Umurava Dies

March 2007 Umurava At the end of February, Umurava, one of the subordinate silverbacks of Pablo’s group died, after a …

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Rwandan University Students at Karisoke

January 2007 Rwandan University Students Study at Karisoke Since 2002, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International has been involved in …

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Maggie

November 2006 Maggie On Oct. 9, 2006, Maggie, a member of Pablo’s group, gave birth to her fourth offspring. Sadly, …

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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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Gorilla Infants

Lubutu Gets an Exam: An Insider’s View

April 6, 2011 Lubutu Gets an Exam: An Insider's View As Gorilla Rehabilitation Manager at GRACE, one of my most …

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Congo

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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Congo

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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Gorilla Infants

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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