16 January 2014

Dian Fossey's Pionnering in Zoologist Google Doodle

One of the coolest features (a dedication for a certain individual or event) from Google is its Google Doodle which celebrates one of the few people or events that has marked significance in the history of humankind.

Today, 16 January 2014, Google celebrates the 82nd birthday of Dian Fossey, an American Zoologist and a pioneering in Zoologists with a Doodle in its search homepage.

The image or picture depicts a design of mountain with group of Gorillas and herself with one Gorilla touch her hair or head while she makes a note.

Dian Fossey born on January 16, 1932, is an American Zoologist that focuses on extensive studying and researching particularly with Gorillas living in the mountain in Rwanda, Africa for 18 years.

Her research book, Gorillas in the Mist, was a great contribution on the scientific understanding of mountain Gorillas including their behaviors.

In 1967, she founded the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda's Parc National des Volcans.

Fossey was murdered in December 26, 1985 and remains the legacy not for human race but with the man-related mammals, Gorilla.


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