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  • DIAN FOSSEY: SECRETS IN THE MIST

  • Wednesdays at 9 E/P
  • National Geographic

ABOUT THE SHOW

Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist tells Fossey’s life story from her lonely childhood to her work in Rwanda, where she founded the Karisoke Research Center in September 1967 and spent 18 years studying and protecting the mountain gorilla population there. 

This three-part miniseries, narrated by Sigourney Weaver, details Fossey's close friendship with the young gorilla Digit. Digit's merciless mutilation and decapitation by poachers would deeply affect Fossey, as well as the people who worked by her side including National Geographic photographer Bob Campbell. Fossey fell in love with Campbell however he left her heartbroken when he returned to civilization and his wife.
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