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On the weekend of July 23-24, six rescued Grauer's gorillas who had been in temporary facilities in Kinigi, Rwanda, were safely transported to the new GRACE gorilla rescue center in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Rwanda, DR Congo, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and many partners had to come…Read More
We are now finalizing plans to move six rescued gorillas from Kinigi, Rwanda (where they have been in temporary facilities for some time), to the new gorilla rescue center (GRACE) in DR Congo. Plans are for them to arrive by helicopter at the end of the month. This has been an international,…Read More
The new Vanishing Species U.S. postage stamp will help save gorillas, other great apes, and other endangered species. More information available at:
Little Lubutu, the latest rescued Grauer's gorilla, is now safely at the GRACE rescue center in Congo and doing very well. He goes out in the forest with his caregivers each day and is delighted with all the forest foods available and continues to grow stronger. After he is done with "quarantine"…Read More
A new study shows that having scientists studying animals like gorillas in the field adds greatly to their protection (even without any patrols like we have at Karisoke). The study showed more animals and fewer signs of poaching in the areas closest to research sites. We hope this will help…Read More