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Gorilla - Wikipedia
18 Feb 2024 at 11:24am
Synonyms. Pseudogorilla Elliot, 1913. Gorillas are predominantly herbivorous and mostly ground-dwelling great apes that inhabit the tropical forests of equatorial Africa. The genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorilla and the western gorilla, and either four or five subspecies.

Gorilla | Size, Species, Habitat, & Facts | Britannica
19 Feb 2024 at 10:25am
gorilla, (genus Gorilla ), genus of primates containing the largest of the apes. The gorilla is one of the closest living relatives to humans; both groups last shared a common ancestor about 10 million years ago. Only the chimpanzee and the bonobo are closer. Gorillas live only in tropical forests of equatorial Africa.

Gorilla | Species | WWF - World Wildlife Fund
19 Feb 2024 at 1:17pm
The largest of the great apes, gorillas are stocky animals with broad chests and shoulders, large, human-like hands, and small eyes set into hairless faces. The two gorilla species live in equatorial Africa, separated by about 560 miles of Congo Basin forest. Each has a lowland and upland subspecies.

Gorillas Facts - The Gorilla Organization
18 Feb 2024 at 6:05pm
Gorillas are large powerful animal with a strong prominent chests and shoulders. They have large, human-like hands, with muscular arms that are longer than their legs. Gorillas have both black hair and skin

Amazing Facts about Gorillas | OneKindPlanet Animal Education & Facts
19 Feb 2024 at 8:16am
Amazing Facts About the Gorilla. African apes (gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos) diverged from a common ancestor about 5 million years ago and belong to the family Hominidae. Gorillas are one of our closest living relatives, after chimpanzees and bonobos. They share between 95% and 99% of our DNA!

Western lowland gorilla - Smithsonian's National Zoo
19 Feb 2024 at 2:19am
Gorillas are the largest of the great apes, but the western lowland gorilla is the smallest of the subspecies. Males are much larger than females. Adult males weigh an average of 300 pounds (136.1 kilograms) and up to 500 pounds (226.8 kilograms). They stand up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall.

Gorillas - Facts, Types, Species & Habitat Information - Animal Corner
18 Feb 2024 at 5:36pm
Gorillas are large animals, very strong and contrary to belief, they are not aggressive animals but peace-loving, shy vegetarians. Gorillas are covered with brownish/black hair except for their fingers, palms, bottoms of feet and face. Gorillas have a very large head with a bulging forehead.

Gorillas | WWF
15 Feb 2024 at 2:16am
Gorillas are some of the most powerful and striking animals, not only for their size and force, but also for their gentle human like behavior. They play a crucial role in local biodiversity, roaming through large territories and helping, for example, to spread the seeds of the fruit they consume.

Gorilla - Description, Habitat, Image, Diet, and Interesting Facts
17 Feb 2024 at 8:22pm
Gorillas are large apes that live in the jungles of Africa. There are two species of gorillas, western gorillas and eastern gorillas. They are the largest of the great apes, and they are largest primates alive today. The IUCN lists both the Western Gorilla and the Eastern Gorilla species as Critically Endangered. Poaching and habitat loss are ...

Mountain gorilla facts and photos - National Geographic
17 Feb 2024 at 2:21am
Animals Reference Mountain gorilla Common Name: Mountain Gorilla Scientific Name: Gorilla beringei beringei Type: Mammals Diet: Omnivore Group Name: Troop, band Average Life Span In The Wild:...

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