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Dian Fossey (Jan. 16 1932 – 1985) was an American zoologist who undertook a daily study of gorilla groups over a period of 18 years in the forests of Rwanda. Her book 'Gorillas in the Mist' combines her scientific study of the mountain gorilla with her own personal story. Called one of the foremost primatologists in the world while she was alive, Fossey, along with Jane Goodall and Birute Galdikas, were the so-called "Trimates". Fossey was murdered in 1985; the case remains open.

DIAN FOSSEY (American zoologist, extensively studied groups of gorillas for 18 years, in the mountain forests of Rwanda, murdered in discovered in the bedroom of her cabin in Virunga Mountains, Rwanda)

Dian Fossey born Jan. 16, 1932, San Francisco, Calif., U.S.died Dec. 26, 1985, Rwanda American zoologist who became the worlds leading authority on the mountain gorilla.

American Zoologist Dian Fossey was born today in She's well known for her extensive study of gorilla groups over 18 years. She was murdered in

Mary McLeod Bethune -- founder of and sole woman in FDR's Black Cabinet, defender of women's rights, education, and health care for the poor.  After the overturn of Plessy v. Ferguson she said, "There can be no divided democracy, no class government, no half-free county, under the constitution. Therefore, there can be no discrimination, no segregation, no separation of some citizens from the rights which belong to all."

mary mcleod bethune - Bing Images Mary McLeod Bethune was an extraordinary educator, civil rights leader, and government official who founded the National Council of Negro Women and Bethune-Cookman College.

Jane Goodall Says SeaWorld 'Should Be Closed Down'

Jane Goodall Says SeaWorld 'Should Be Closed Down'

NEW YORK -- Jane Goodall wants to see SeaWorld go extinct. The primatologist said whales and dolphins should never be held in captivity, .

Sandra Day O'Connor....first woman Supreme Court Justice.

Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman Supreme Court Justice, nominated by President Ronald Reagan in

Jane Goodall, to this day, is the only human ever to be accepted into chimpanzee society. She is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.

Jane Goodall is the FIRST human ever to be accepted into chimpanzee society. She is best known for her study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania.

LEAKEY'S ANGELS : Dian Fossey, Jane Goodall, and Birute Mary Galdikas (from left to right) devoted their lives to studying gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans, respectively.

Leakey’s angels: Dian Fossey, Jane Goodall, and Birute Mary Galdikas (from left to right) devoted their lives to studying gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans, respectively.

Dian Fossey (1932 - 1985)  Author ("Gorillas in the Mist") and animal activist, Fossey launched an aggressive attack against gorilla poaching. She was found murdered in 1985.

Dian Fossey Primate Researcher January December 1985 Goal to give mountain gorillas a second lease on life, by protecting them from poachers.

Dian Fossey was brutally hacked to death during the night of 26-27 December 1985 in her mountain cabin at Karisoke, Rwanda. Without Dian, there would probably be no mountain gorillas left to protect.   In April 1986 a special issue of IPPL News was issued. It contained a touching tribute by Colin Groves, "She Loved Gorillas and Mountains," and the fun "Boot Story,"

Dian Fossey, American zoologist, primatologist and anthropologist, studied mountain gorilla groups over a period of 18 years. She wrote 'Gorillas in the Mist'. She was murdered at age 53 in Rwanda.

Jane Goodall

Women In History: Dr. Jane Goodall is a primatologist and anthropologist. She has spent the last 40 years studying chimpanzees. She has worked for the conservation and well being of animals.

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