Gorillas in the Mist - Chapters 4 and 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 4 and 5 Summary and Analysis

Fossey begins to introduce and describe the various members of the groups she tracks from her second camp. She finds her first group there thanks to information from a group of poachers. She quickly finds another, Group 5, and meets with a young male who plays and swings in the trees during their initial meeting, almost as if showing off for her. She names this adolescent Icarus. The group has two silverback males and she names one Beethoven, the second Bartok, and a young silverback in the group Brahms. She regularly contacts this group and comes to learn the various members very quickly. She discovers that the various members identify each other by sound.

One day Brahms is running away and Fossey discovers that he's been shot by the arrow of a poacher but has survived. He later begins his...

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