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Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey

by Wil Mara
Dian Fossey had no training in animal behavior when Louis Leakey chose her to study gorillas in Africa's Virunga Mountains. However, her work with these animals was instrumental in understanding the behavior of mountain gorillas.
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
7.1
Lexile Measure
1020L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
T
Publisher
Franklin Watts
Number of Pages
127

About the Author

Wil Mara Wil Mara is the author of more than seventy-five books for adults and young readers, including "Wave, "which won the New Jersey National Book Award. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. 

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