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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When the pipes that delivered water to their villages began to fail, 4,489 people from six villages in Bisate,...Read More
The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund is sad to announce that Poppy, the last living gorilla featured by famed primatologist...Read More
Mountain gorilla Poppy, who turned 42 years old in April, is the oldest gorilla monitored by the Fossey Fund...Read More
Mountain gorilla Poppy – at almost 42 years old – is not only the oldest gorilla monitored by the...Read More
The three-part television series “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist” premieres on the National Geographic Channel on Dec. 6,...Read More
National Geographic has played an important role in the work of Dian Fossey since she began studying the mountain...Read More
The National Geographic Channel three-part series “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist,” airing in December, covers many aspects of...Read More
Dian Fossey founded the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda in September 1967 to study the rare mountain gorillas. From...Read More
The work of legendary gorilla scientist Dian Fossey will be brought back to life in a new three-part documentary...Read More
He was named “Cantsbee” by Dian Fossey upon his birth in 1978, since she believed his mother to be...Read More
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