Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey observes a family of gorillas including Doc Mac Doodle.

1932 – 1985

The esteemed primatologist studied and eventually was killed protecting the lowland gorillas of the Virunga Mountains in Rwanda. I may have made up the Doc MacDoodle part.

Read and watch more! Sigourney Weaver played Fossey in the film adaptation of her book, Gorillas in the Mist.