National Geographic has set a December premiere date for its three-part global docuseries “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist” which offers an intimate portrait of the life and times of the primatologist decades after her violent murder.
Produced by Tigress Productions, the docuseries follows Fossey from her childhood in the United States to Africa in December 1966, where she began her gorilla studies soon after arriving on the continent’s shores. While in the central African nation of Rwanda, she fell in love with the species, dedicating her life to their survival.
Her fight against encroaching gorilla poachers most likely cost Fossey her life in 1985, although the case of her murder has not yet been definitively solved.
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