Dian Fossey Facts, Biography (What did Dian Fossey Discover?)
Dian Fossey was an American primatologist and conservationist known for undertaking an extensive study of mountain gorilla groups from 1966 until her murder in 1985. She studied them daily in the mountain forests of Rwanda, initially encouraged to work there by paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey.
Dian Fossey Narrates Her Life With Gorillas in This Vintage Footage | National Geographic
The 1973 National Geographic film The Mountain Gorilla documented zoologist Dian Fossey’s study of and interaction with the great apes of Central Africa from 1967 to 1972.