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Before she was known around the world for living with mountain gorillas, Dian Fossey struggled to bring attention to their dwindling numbers.
In 1986, the year after her murder, there were 280 mountain gorillas left in the range that straddles Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
One of the last two mountain gorillas named and studied by Dian Fossey has disappeared and is presumed dead.
Primate researcher Dian Fossey famously became the first human to closely interact with mountain gorillas, sitting amongst their groups and getting up close and personal.
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