Chapters 1 through 3
• Dian Fossey wanted to go to Africa to study gorillas.
• Fossey met Louis and Mary Leakey.
• Fossey took out a loan to go to Africa for seven weeks.
• Leakey suggested a long-term study.
• Fossey visits the Leakeys in Olduvai.
• The Leakeys found a giraffe fossil.
• Fossey got wounded but continued with her plans.
• Fossey was accompanied by Alan Root.
• Root began to film Fossey's study.
• Fossey met her first gorilla group.
• The gorillas were curious.
• Fossey returned to Kentucky to pay off the loan.
• Leakey approached Fossey about a long-term study.
• Fossey was met in Nairobi by Joan Root.
• Fossey gathered necessary supplies.
• A tracker was hired to work and to teach Fossey the skill.
• The camp is detailed.
• Gorillas can be identified by nose prints.
• Fossey began interacting with the gorillas, often with comedic results.
• Fossey was forced from the camp due to political upheaval...
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