Fossey Gorilla Fund (@SavingGorillas )

Fossey Gorilla Fund

Bio Founded by Dian Fossey to save gorillas & habitat in Africa. Gorilla monitoring, anti-poaching, education, local health, clean water & community projects.
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iPhone : Scientists relied on pencils and notebooks to study endangered gorillas. Until now.

Buffer : Happy 22nd Birthday Tamu! Here she is with her infant Ubudasa who was named at Kwita Izina last fall. Ubudasa means Remarkable.

Twitter Web Client : Naming a #gorilla is an honour bestowed to individuals who have made a contribution to #conservation around the world & have a connection to #Rwanda

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Twitter Web Client : The Fossey Fund was honored to welcome General Roméo Dallaire to Karisoke, where he met with our team and toured the exhibit. General Dallaire was the Force Commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force for Rwanda prior to and during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Buffer : Have you met Nabanga? He is a critically endangered Grauers gorilla living in the DRC. The conservation status of Grauers gorillas was elevated to critically endangered in 2016 and they remain in constant peril. #EndangeredSpeciesDay

Buffer : Have you met Macibiri? She was named after Dian Fosseys nickname in Kinyarwandan, Nyiramacibiri. Dian Fossey gave her life for endangered species like this beautiful infant. Join us in fighting for all endangered species. #EndangeredSpeciesDay

Buffer : Mafunzo is the leader of his group and a very tough silverback, but hes still critically endangered. Even the most powerful gorillas need our help. #EndangeredSpeciesDay

Buffer : Have you met Ubuhamya? She is a critically endangered mountain gorilla who needs your help. Help protect her future. #EndangeredSpeciesDay.

Buffer : Akariza looking for flower of Vernonia. Fossey wrote in Gorillas in the Mist gorillas prefer the nutty tasting Vernonia buds and will either sit in the tree or simply bend a branch down to the ground to pluck the buds off one by one just as humans eat a strand of grapes.

Twitter Web Client : Gorillas in the mist, data in the cloud. Oracle has been supporting the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund for three decades! Multiple generations of gorilla families have been protected and studied thanks to their support!…