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Why was Dian Fossey killed?

Christian Science Monitor - 20 Jun 2017
Only a small crowd of muddy-footed acquaintances, several porters, an American minister, and precious few friends, were able to climb up the mountainsides of Rwanda's Ruhengeri Province in time for the funeral of Dian Fossey. Skip to next paragraph ...
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Continuing Dian Fossey's legacy: 50 years of gorilla science

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 07 Jun 2017
This work is also a tribute to the legacy of Dian Fossey, who came to Africa in 1967 at the urging of famed anthropologist Louis Leakey, who hoped that studying primates in the wild would help us better understand ourselves. Fossey founded the Karisoke ...
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Record crowd gathers as Teddy charges into Warren

Warren Tribune Chronicle - 25 Jun 2017
Other performances included Marie Curie, Chief Cornstalk, Mary Shelley and Dian Fossey. WARREN — The Badlands of the Dakotas, parts of Yosemite National Park, Devil's Tower and the entire U.S. Forest Service may not exist in their present state if ...
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Audrey Tautou's Very Private Self-Portraiture

New York Times - 20 Jun 2017
Audrey Tautou received a camera as a gift for her first communion. As a child, she says, she was inspired by the primatologist Dian Fossey, and imagined herself photographing wild animals in the jungle. “The camera was, for me, more an expression of my ...
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Nick Nichols's Arresting Intimacy with the Wild World

The New Yorker - 13 Jun 2017
One of the seminal Geo assignments that Nichols undertook with Cahill was a story on the Rwandan mountain gorillas that, at the time, were being studied by the primatologist Dian Fossey. The story, which ran in December, 1981, several years before ...
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Ohio Chautauqua expected to draw big crowds to Milan

Norwalk Reflector - 17 Jun 2017
Friday, June 30 — Dian Fossey; Music by The OSU Alumni Band of Erie County. • Saturday, July 1 — Theodore Roosevelt; Music by The Moorhens. Milan will be the last of four stops for Ohio Chautauqua this summer. The first was June 6 to 10 in Burton ...
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Gorilla Made Famous by Dian Fossey 'Returns From the Dead'

National Geographic - 06 Jan 2017
No gorilla of Cantsbee's stature has ever been observed leaving his family group voluntarily, and continued searches of his home in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park yielded no sign of the 38-year-old silverback, according to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund.
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Fossey Fund board celebrates 50th anniversary in Rwanda

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 09 Mar 2017
As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, the organization's Board of Trustees traveled to Rwanda in late February. The week provided an opportunity for the Fossey Fund staff and board to celebrate this significant ...
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Fossey Fund trackers save young gorilla from snare

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 07 Apr 2017
Although no gorillas in the groups we protect had been caught in snares since November 2015, Fossey Fund staff have concerned about recent increases in the numbers of snares seen, many of which have been close to the gorilla groups. When our trackers ...
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Hail to the chief: 'Teddy Roosevelt' coming to event in Warren

Warren Tribune Chronicle - 18 Jun 2017
The free weeklong event starting Tuesday has other performances by historical scholars portraying physicist and chemist Marie Curie; American Indian leader Chief Cornstalk; author Mary Shelley; and zoologist and author of “Gorillas in the Mist” Dian ...
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Famous Dian Fossey Gorilla Presumed Dead at 38

National Geographic - 14 Nov 2016
The Digit Fund was renamed in Fossey's honor after she was murdered in 1985. Of the hundreds of animals Fossey observed personally, only one now remains—an elderly female named Poppy. (Read Fossey's 1981 National Geographic magazine article ...

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