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Happy 88th Birthday Dian Fossey

Today is the 88th birthday of the zoologist Dian Fossey.  She is the reason that we know more about gorillas than we used to and that we value them more than we used to.   524 more words


Remembering Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey was inspiring thanks to her amazing work researching and protecting the beautiful ‘Gorillas in the Mist’.

Many if you may recognise her name from the 1988 film about her life’s work. 175 more words


Gone gorilla

Humans and lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) share many features, including strong social bonds among members of their group.  Lowland gorillas differ from humans in that one male (the silverback) dominates the group, which is composed of several females and their offspring. 964 more words


Life on the wild side: A trip to Uganda will allow you to lock eyes with chimpanzees and gorillas

Uganda calls itself the primate capital of the world — and while endangered species such as mountain gorillas and chimpanzees live in the wild here, so too do lions, elephants and hippos making it an excellent place to see a range of wildlife. 1,499 more words


Gorilla’s Life

When a baby gorilla is born it weighs on average 2.5 kg

When a baby gorilla is born it weighs on average 2.5 kg, which is about half the weight of a human baby. 344 more words

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