Dian Fossey’s 82nd Birthday: Google Doodles her life, work and specialty

Dian Fossey's 82nd Birthday: Her life, work and specialty Like throughout the year, Google is celebrating Dian Fossey, a famous anthropologist’s, 82nd birthday through its Doodle. 

Who is Dian Fossey?

An anthropologist in nature, Dian Fossey was well known zoologist from America with many great things on her credit.

What is her specialty?

Dian made an extensive, and somehow great, study on gorilla groups over an unbelievable period of 18 years.

“She studied them daily in the mountain forests of Rwanda, initially encouraged to work there by famous anthropologist Louis Leakey,” According to Wikipedia.

Life Snapshot

Date of Birth: Jan 16m 1932

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, US

Education: She studied from San Jose State University and completed it in 1954

End of Life: She was assassinated on Dec 26, 1985 at Rawanda’s Volcanoes National Park December 26, 1985, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Major Working (Book): A great book written, based on her study, was “Gorillas in the Mist”


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