Peanuts ... suddenly stopped and turned to stare directly at me. The expression in his eyes was unfathomable. Spellbound, I returned his gaze - a gaze that seemed to combine elements of inquiry and acceptance.... I returned to camp and cabled Dr. Leakey, "I've finally been accepted by a gorilla."
Dian Fossey, American naturalist and author
From 'Gorillas in the Mist' (1983).
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