Gorillas In The Mist Analysis

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Gorillas in the Mist Essay I think the message of this movie was that if you stand up for what you really believe in and put all your effort towards it, you can achieve whatever you set your mind to, like how Dian Fossey was the inspiration to save many species. After the film, my main thoughts were, “What can I do to help this situation?” This movie also changed my viewpoint on primates. Before I watched this movie I very strongly disliked gorillas and monkeys in general. I look at them now in a different light. I feel awful for what happens to all animals because I know that it is not just gorillas that suffer from poachers. Because of Dian Fossey, we could celebrate the gorilla population again. If I could ask one character in this film a question it would be the zoos. I would ask them, “Why do you need all of these exotic animals?” Having zoos just to show exotic animals is wrong. It is a completely different story if it is a rescue facility that allows people to view their animals while they are caring for …show more content…
Why she put in the effort to save them from poachers, how much she loved the gorillas. Dian had left her home, her job, and her fiancé to do research under Dr. Leakey; she was only sent on the trip to count the number of mountain gorillas, but she became so attached to the gorillas that some would say she went insane trying to protect them. Dian’s love for the gorillas corresponds with what she accomplished; learning to live with the gorillas, to pretty much being one of them, she studied them and wrote books about them. She spent her last days with the gorillas doing what she loved. I can justify Dian’s reasoning for helping to save the gorilla population because every organism in this world is important in some way, even if we do not see it now, if or when the organism in question goes extinct we will finally be able to see how important it truly

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