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Why was Dian Fossey killed?

Christian Science Monitor - 13 Mar 2018
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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Rwandan college students complete studies at Karisoke

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 21 Mar 2018
During the year, the Fossey Fund and its partners – particularly Dr. Kristen Lukas and Austin Leeds from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – provide a variety of training, including data entry and analysis, research project design, scientific writing ...
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New research assistants join historic Fossey Fund science program

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 12 Mar 2018
More than 50 years of scientific research about gorillas and their habitat have been carried out at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund's Karisoke Research Center since it was founded by Dian Fossey in 1967. Critical to this has been a long line of research ...
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Counting mountain gorillas in Bwindi Forest

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 10 Mar 2018
This month, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund staff are participating in a new census of the mountain gorillas in Bwindi and the adjacent Sarambwe Reserve. The Fossey Fund has played a critical role in the censuses conducted in the Virunga region since their ...
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Wetlands in gorilla habitat facing threats

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 06 Mar 2018
The Fossey Fund's biodiversity program studies other animals and plants that live in “gorilla” habitat, as well as various aspects of the habitat, such as rainfall, weather patterns and more, because all of these are important to the overall forest ...
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How and why gorillas “play”

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 26 Feb 2018
Play is a common behavior among gorillas, just as it is with humans. Playing is seen most often among juveniles and younger infants as they make their first moves away from their mothers. Luckily, in most gorilla groups there are several youngsters to ...
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Four “orphaned” gorillas growing in small group

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (press release) (blog) - 21 Feb 2018
Our gorilla trackers have been monitoring an interesting situation with four young gorillas who became separated from their mothers at an early age. Last year, the mothers of 4-year-old Fasha, 5-year-old Icyororo and 3-year-olds Masunzu and Umugwaneza ...
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Video Explainer: How is a Rajya Sabha MP elected?

Scroll.in - 23 Mar 2018
“He can often be seen walking bipedal when his hands are full of snack or when the ground is muddy (so he doesn't get his hands dirty)!” the video description read. Reactions to the video have been mixed. While some viewers are delighted, others are ...
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Science at the Cameo screens 'Jane'

Napa Valley Register - 21 Mar 2018
Kelly Stewart Harcourt graduated from Stanford University in 1973, with a BA in Anthropology, after which she went to Rwanda to Dian Fossey's research camp, the Karisoke Research Center. Here, she met many wild mountain gorillas as well as her future ...
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Jane takes candid look at chimp researcher's life

Stuff.co.nz - 01 Mar 2018
But rather than studying gorillas in the mist, Goodall was charged with getting close to the chimpanzees of Tanzania's Gombe National Park. While their tales both involve struggles for acceptance, groundbreaking research, funding crises and more than a ...
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Portugal. The Man Performs Two Free Shows in Denver in One Day

Westword - 16 Mar 2018
Usually known for playing large venues like Red Rocks, today Portugal. The Man is playing free shows at two more intimate spots: Blake Street Tavern for Keggs & Eggs and MCA Denver for a private, collaborative show, which will accommodate roughly 120 ...
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Rampage: Dwayne Johnson on Finding Heart of Monster Movie

Den of Geek US - 19 Mar 2018
I spent a lot of time at the Atlanta Zoo here with primatologists there, and also the Dian Fossey Foundation, which when you want to root something in a reality, especially in Hollywood, you want to do your best to be authentic as possible and have ...
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Why studying autism in mice may be doomed to fail

Spectrum - 21 Mar 2018
Bolivar trained with a scientist who learned animal behavior from zoologist Robert Hinde, who mentored legendary primatologists Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey. This makes Bolivar a “dinosaur,” she says, but also well equipped to study the behavior of a ...
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Jane, review: a spellbinding trip into the wild with Jane Goodall

Telegraph.co.uk - 12 Mar 2018
She began her observations in 1960, and would be followed by Dian Fossey, who began studying mountain gorillas in Rwanda in 1967, and Birutė Galdikas, who went to Borneo to observe orangutans in 1971. London-born Goodall arrived at Gombe as a 26-year ...
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Lest we forget

The Australian - 09 Mar 2018
Rwanda, in central Africa, has been on my bucket-list since Sigourney Weaver's bewitching performance as the late biologist Dian Fossey in the 1988 film, Gorillas In The Mist. This past summer I finally acted on my dreams to visit the mountain gorillas ...
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Potheads in the mist

Lagniappe - 07 Mar 2018
I don't really care about the recipes on these pages — I just use Google for those. Much like Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey and their primates, I am fascinated by these “potheads” and love observing them in the wild (Facebook). Hopefully, I won't end ...

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