Remembering my hero – Dian Fossey – 1932-1985

Thirty years ago, on this day, December 26, 1985, my hero Dian Fossey was killed in her cabin at the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda.   I devoted an entire chapter to her life in my book Guide to Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park: Home to Critically Endangered Mountain Gorillas available on  in softcover and on Kindle.  … Continue reading Remembering my hero – Dian Fossey – 1932-1985

Meet the Common Raven

On a recent trip to Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico, I found this Common Raven alongside the road near the main flight deck.  Perhaps it was eating something dead nearby that was hidden in the vegetation. When I look at this wonderful creature I am reminded of how much I love … Continue reading Meet the Common Raven