from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Fossey, Dian 1932-1985. American zoologist who conducted extensive studies of mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Her research brought about a new understanding of the behavior and habitat of the gorilla and supported conservation efforts in Africa.


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  • I know it's not Fosse, but please consider visualizing gorillas doing jazz hands.

    April 23, 2015