Dian Fossey

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Dian Fossey
BornJanuar 16, 1932
San Francisco, Californie, U.S.
Died26 December 1985(1985-12-26) (aged 53)
Volcanoes Naitional Pairk, Rwanda
Cause o daith
Murther
CitizenshipUnitit States
Alma materCollege o Marin, (1949-1950) San Jose State Varsity (B.A., Occupational therapy, 1954)
Darwin College, Cambridge (Ph.D., Zoology, 1974)
Kent forStudy an conservation o the moontain gorilla
Scientific career
FieldsEthology, primatology
InstitutionsKarisoke Research Center, Cornell Varsity
InfluencesJane Goodall, Louis Leakey, George Schaller

Dian Fossey (/dˈæn ˈfɒsi/; Januar 16, 1932 – c. December 26, 1985) wis an American zoologist, primatologist, an anthropologist who unnerteuk an extensive study o moontain gorilla groups ower a period o 18 years.