Question 1 What is Kwita Izina? Kwita Izina is a naming ceremony for mountain gorilla infants born in the...Read More
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Question 1 How do you know when gorillas are female or male? When gorillas are young (up to about...Read More
Mountain gorillas live high in the Virunga mountain range in east Africa. Their groups often travel to the highest...Read More
Historic Gorilla 1 – Poppy Before her disappearance and presumed death earlier this year, Poppy, at nearly 43 years...Read More
Fact 1: Aside from a few exceptions, groups consist of more adult females than adult males. Most subspecies of...Read More
Fact 1: Biodiversity is crucial in conserving any ecosystem to ensure natural sustainability. Biodiversity is a term that describes...Read More
Question 1: In Bwindi, do gorillas and chimps ever interact? While we don’t work in Bwindi, other researchers have...Read More
Trackers and rangers are the heroes of gorilla conservation, navigating through dense and remote forests every day to find...Read More
Fact 1: Individual donors like you make up the largest source of donations for the Fossey Fund. These donations...Read More
Fact 1: Karisoke was not Dian Fossey’s first research site. Dian Fossey first began her gorilla observations in 1966...Read More
Fact 1 Mountain gorillas live in the most extreme environment of any of the four gorilla subspecies. Mountain gorillas...Read More
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