in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1576 words.
Fossey, Dian (16 January 1932– December 1985), naturalist and zoologist, was born in San Francisco, California, the daughter of George Fossey, an insurance agent, and Kitty Kidd, a fashion...