Fossey

[fos-ee]

noun

Dian [dahy-an] /daɪˈæn/, 1932–85, U.S. zoologist: expert on great apes.

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Fossey

[fŏsē]Dian 1932-1985

American zoologist who conducted extensive studies of mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Africa. Her research brought about a new understanding of the gorilla's behavior and habitat and supported conservation efforts in Africa.
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