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Gorillas in the Mist Summary
Dian Fossey

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Gorillas in the Mist Summary

Plot Summary

Dian Fossey wants to travel to Africa so desperately that she takes out a personal loan in order to finance a seven-week trip. She carefully plans every step of the itinerary, which is much different from that of a typical tourist. As soon as she arrives at Dr. Leakey's excavation site, she falls, breaks her ankle and unceremoniously vomits on the fossil of a giraffe. She manages to continue her trip and spends a short period of time in the mountains observing gorillas. The trip is much too short to begin any serious study and Fossey returns to Kentucky where she continues working at a job to repay her loan. When Dr. Leakey arrives in the United States and tells Fossey that he believes there is funding available for a long-term study of gorillas, Fossey is eager to go. She sets out with only a limited idea of...

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