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Fossey, Dian

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFossey, DianDian FosseyFossey, Dian  (1932–85) a US scientist who became famous for her study of mountain gorillas. She lived among the gorillas in Zaire (now called the Democratic Republic of Congo) during the 1960s and wrote a book called Gorillas in the Mist (1983). She was murdered in her forest camp in Rwanda in 1985.
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