Fossey



[fos-ee] /ˌfɒs i/

noun
1.
Dian [dahy-an] /daɪˈæn/ (Show IPA), 1932–85, U.S. zoologist: expert on great apes.
Fossey
(fŏs’ē)
American zoologist who conducted extensive studies of mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Africa. Her research brought about a new understanding of the gorilla’s behavior and habitat and supported conservation efforts in Africa.

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