Photos: Women of National Geographic -- National Geographic Explorers
Dian Fossey spent 18 tempestuous years (1967-85) studying endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda's Virunga Volcanoes. She was also devoted to their care and protection. Though it came at the cost of her life-she was eventually murdered, probably by poachers, on whom she had waged a relentless war-Fossey awakened the world to the plight of these gentle creatures.
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