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#1. Active conservation [of gorillas] involves simply going out into the forest, on foot, day after day after day, attempting to capture poachers, killing-regretfully-poacher dogs, which spread rabies within the park, and cutting down traps. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#2. I had a wonderful contact, especially with Uncle Bert who was an angel and led the whole group over to my side of a steep ravine I could not cross to get over to them. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#3. I have no friends. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#4. It was their individuality combined with the shyness of their behavior that remained the most captivating impression of this first encounter with the greatest of the great apes. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#5. I feel more comfortable with gorillas than people. I can anticipate what a gorilla's going to do, and they're purely motivated. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#6. The man who kills the animals today is the man who kills the people who get in his way tomorrow - Author: Dian Fossey
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#7. When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#8. The extraordinary gentleness of the adult male with his young dispels all the King Kong mythology. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#9. I had this great urge ... I had it the day I was born. Some may call it destiny. My parents and friends called it dismaying. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#10. [About gorillas] You take these fine, regal animals. How many (human) fathers have the same sense of paternity? How many human mothers are more caring? The family structure is unbelievably strong. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#11. Gorillas are almost altruistic in nature. There's very little if any 'me-itis.' When I get back to civilization, I'm always appalled by 'me, me, me.' - Author: Dian Fossey
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#12. It is true that there comes a time when I do literally dream about McDonald's. I dream of supermarkets and drug stores, potato chips and the Sunday morning paper. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#13. [My] excursions provided a unique opportunity for observing [the gorillas' behavior] in their natural habitat ... Then, all too soon, the infants were demanded for their trip to the zoo ... [H]appily the babies did not know they would never see their mountain home again - Author: Dian Fossey
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#14. Gorillas are the largest of the great apes. A mature male may be six feet tall and weigh 400 pounds or more; his enormous arms can span eight feet. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#15. The more you learn about the dignity of the gorilla, the more you want to avoid people. - Author: Dian Fossey
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#16. One of the basic steps in saving a threatened species is to learn more about it: its diet, its mating and reproductive processes, its range patterns, its social behavior. - Author: Dian Fossey
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