As with humans, most mountain gorillas look distinctly different and can be identified on sight, based on their sizes,...Read More
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Since 2003, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund has partnered with the University of Rwanda, as part of our capacity-building...Read More
More than 50 years of scientific research about gorillas and their habitat have been carried out at the Dian...Read More
Since mountain gorillas are critically endangered and their numbers are small, it’s important to know just how many there...Read More
The Fossey Fund’s biodiversity program studies other animals and plants that live in “gorilla” habitat, as well as various...Read More
Play is a common behavior among gorillas, just as it is with humans. Playing is seen most often among...Read More
Our gorilla trackers have been monitoring an interesting situation with four young gorillas who became separated from their mothers...Read More
Normally, female mountain gorillas spend their entire lives in groups, relying on an adult male silverback to protect their...Read More
Last year Fossey Fund field staff observed the formation of four new gorilla groups in Rwanda, all created by...Read More
Mountain gorilla Poppy – at almost 42 years old – is not only the oldest gorilla monitored by the...Read More
(Click on the image to download the gorilla journal.)Read More
For seven months, mountain gorilla mother Pasika did something remarkable. Normally, female mountain gorillas spend their entire lives in...Read More
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