Dian Fossey - my gorilla top women  - love her and all she did and inspired

Dian Fossey - my gorilla top women - love her and all she did and inspired

Leakey's Angels -  Poster by Evan Animals, via Flickr    Jane Goodall kissing Chimpanzee, photo credit to Jean-Marc Bouju.     Dian Fossey    Birute Galdikas kissing an orangutan can be found in "Sanctuary the Book"  by Michael Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison

Jane Goodall kissing Chimpanzee, photo credit to Jean-Marc Bouju. Dian Fossey Birute Galdikas kissing an orangutan can be found in "Sanctuary the Book" by Michael Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison

Dian Fossey, US zoologist who studied gorilla groups in Africa. Killed by poachers. RIP.

Dian Fossey, US zoologist who studied gorilla groups in Africa. Her murder is still unsolved.

Diane Fossey gave her life to save those endangered species.

Dian Fossey studied Gorillas extensively for 18 years. she fought off deforestation, poaching, and is probably the sole reason the mountain gorillas of Rwanda are not extinct today. "Gorillas in the Mist" with Sigorney Weaver is a great movie!

"When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate on the preservation of the future." Dr. Dian Fossey

People Who Studied Abroad Dian Fossey, primatologist From: United States Studied: Completed PhD in Zoology at Darwin College, Cambridge University

Diane Fossey gave her life to help save those animals from extinction.  She makes me cry both for the lives that she saved and the life that she lost.

Dian Fossey, American zoologist, primatologist and anthropologist, studied mountain gorilla groups over a period of 18 years. She wrote 'Gorillas in the Mist'. She was murdered at age 53 in Rwanda.

Dian Fossey,1932-1985, with Kima. American zoologist, She was a leading authority on mountain gorillas in Africa. She lost her life protecting something she loved...

Dian with Kima. American zoologist, She was a leading authority on mountain gorillas in Africa. She lost her life protecting something she loved.

El 26 de diciembre de 1985 moría asesinada en Ruanda #DianFossey fundadora de @SavingGorillas

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Dian Fossey spent 18 tempestuous years studying endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda's Virunga Volcanoes. She was also devoted to their care and protection. Fossey was eventually murdered, probably by poachers, with whom she had waged a relentless war.

Dian Fossey with gorillas

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Dian Fossey, protector of the gorillas

Zoologist and conservationist Dian Fossey dedicated her life to protecting wild species. In particular she spent most of her life with the wild gorilla in central Africa helping to raise awareness over endangered species.

Dian Fossey (1932 - 1985)  Author ("Gorillas in the Mist") and animal activist, Fossey launched an aggressive attack against gorilla poaching. She was found murdered in 1985.

Dian Fossey Primate Researcher January December 1985 Goal to give mountain gorillas a second lease on life, by protecting them from poachers.

Gorilles dans la brume par Dian Fossey

Gorilles dans la brume par Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey, a legendary figure in the study of great apes, spent 18 years closely studying the gorillas in their natural environment. Heavily influenced by Louis Leakey and Jane Goodall, she was a leading advocate against poaching in Africa. She was murdered in 1985.

Dian Fossey, a legendary figure in the study of great apes, spent 18 years closely studying the gorillas in their natural environment. Heavily influenced by Louis Leakey and Jane Goodall, she was a leading advocate against poaching in Africa.

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