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Fossey

[fos-ee] /ˌfɒs i/
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Dian [dahy-an] /daɪˈæn/ (Show IPA), 1932–85, U.S. zoologist: expert on great apes.
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Fossey
  (fŏs'ē)   
American zoologist who conducted extensive studies of mountain gorillas in Rwanda, Africa. Her research brought about a new understanding of the gorilla's behavior and habitat and supported conservation efforts in Africa.
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