Titus and Ihumure

By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Saturday, September 26th, 2009 in Uncategorized.

Many of you have heard about the silverback gorilla Titus. Born during Dian Fossey’s time he was orphaned when he was 4 years old. He survived though, and grew into a strong group leader, while at the same time calm and kind. He was deeply loved by all who knew him – trackers, researchers, veterinarians. […]

Week one

By Gorilla Doctors Staff on Saturday, September 19th, 2009 in Uncategorized.

Still not quite believing that I was really headed to Rwanda to be a Gorilla Doctor, I boarded my first of several flights at 6am on a rainy Sunday morning in Indianapolis, Indiana.  It was my first day on the job with the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project and while I knew my life was about […]