- Dian [dahy-an] /daɪˈæn/, 1932–85, U.S. zoologist: expert on great apes.
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Fossey was killed, De Blois severely wounded in the head and leg.
Fossey speaks of one worm-eaten beam, but probably obtained his information from Humboldt.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume IV
Hubert Howe Bancroft
Fossey gave the same order; the two sections sprang out of their temporary trenches under a hail of bullets.
- 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.