Dian Fossey pioneered studies with gorillas in Africa, tryed to stop the poaching of the them. In 1967 Fossey founded the Karisoke Research Center, located deep within the Virunga Mountains, Rwanda. wrote Gorillas in the Mist. Found murdered w/a macheter
Zoologist and conservationist Dian Fossey dedicated her life to protecting wild species. In particular she spent most of her life with the wild gorilla in central Africa helping to raise awareness over endangered species.