Dian Fossey
#3673 Overall Influence

Dian Fossey

American zoologist, gorilla researcher

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Dian Fossey was an American primatologist and conservationist known for undertaking an extensive study of mountain gorilla groups from 1966 until her 1985 murder. She studied them daily in the mountain forests of Rwanda, initially encouraged to work there by paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey. Gorillas in the Mist, a book published two years before her death, is Fossey's account of her scientific study of the gorillas at Karisoke Research Center and prior career. It was adapted into a 1988 film of the same name.

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San José State University
San José State University

Public university located in San Jose, California, United States

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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College of Marin
College of Marin

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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University of California, Davis

University in Davis

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#481 World Rank #252 USA Rank
Anthropology
#937 World Rank #337 USA Rank
Biology
#11057 World Rank #2399 USA Rank
Literature