Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey.
Wow, what an inspirational woman. Her courage and determination to save the mountain gorillas shine through as she deals with corruption, poaching and the emotional consequences of being close to such amazing but vulnerable animals. The book is also a fascinating insight into the lives (and loves) of gorillas. The world needs more Dian Fosseys and Sooyong Parks (see ‘The Great Soul of Siberia’, 9 Sept) - unbelievably dedicated characters who will move mountains to help the natural world.
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