Charlotte Nkuba is a member of a landowning family of the Batike community of Nkuba in the Democratic Republic...Read More
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Although gorilla groups are led by a dominant silverback (adult male), who determines the group’s daily travels and certain...Read More
How COVID-19 Has Affected Our Community Outreach Programs June 30th The Fossey Fund’s community engagement programs are key to...Read More
Movie 1: For a movie about Dian Fossey and the gorillas she worked with, watch Gorillas in the Mist...Read More
Fact 1: Poop helps us learn paternity Since there are groups with more than one silverback (potential fathers), we...Read More
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Fact 1: Gorillas are strong and muscular, but they aren’t as scary as you might think. Movies like “King...Read More
Fact 1: Dian loved animals from an early age Dian’s love of animals began when she acquired her first...Read More
Today we are celebrating Valentine’s Day! 1: Gorillas create bonds through grooming Grooming is an excellent way for gorillas...Read More
Science confirms: Size matters for mountain gorillas For male mountain gorillas, one thing is certain – size matters, especially...Read More
See which questions made the list this month! Question 1: Do gorillas use tools? Unlike chimpanzees, gorillas in the...Read More
We first encountered Masumbuko Libeyo Acheteur in the heart of the Nkuba Conservation Area (NCA) in the Democratic Republic...Read More
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