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Dian Fossey

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Dian Fossey loved gorillas so much, she dedicated her life to the study and preservation of them. In 1966 she went to live in the African jungle in order to get close to them, learn their behaviors and befriend them, while fighting off poachers who hunted them. She published articles to gain attention and support for gorilla conservation. In 1985, when she was 54 years old, Dian was found murdered in her jungle cabin. The mystery of her death was never fully resolved.
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ScrubFiend's avatar

What an amazing way to capture her life, great job!

HaninAngel's avatar

This looks beautiful!

TheGamingKaiju2003's avatar
I hope whoever murdered her, was punished by God for the horrible deed they did to an innocent person who only wanted to teach others and show others why we should protect the gorillas.

Rest in Peace Dian Fossey, we will never forget you and your amazing work and passion to protecting gorillas.
GreyTimberWolf's avatar
She was a hero and will always be remembered as the gorilla girl. RIP Dian Fossey.
Megalosaura's avatar
Save the gorillas.Heart Heart Heart 
zebG's avatar
Rip Dian Fossey
MadManny510's avatar
Beautiful work Tami
PaintedInStone's avatar
This picture reminds me of tarzan
SharayaDill's avatar
Best chimp art Ive seen yet!!
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TedShatner10's avatar
I like Fossey, but the baby gorillas look a bit too much like Ewoks for my liking.
JR-Sketcher's avatar
I thought it was Jane from Tarzan at first glance too. Great colors though! This piece is so pretty :)
Mz-Hyde's avatar
At first glance, I thought that this was Jane from Tarzan. Looks good!
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